South West Sustainable Procurement Network SWSPN  Sustainable Procurement Conference  Local Market Development  Wednesda

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Summary . A national perspective A local perspective Local Market Development What more DCC is doing to help. Dorset's Unique Environment. Jurassic Coast

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1. South West Sustainable Procurement Network (SWSPN) Sustainable Procurement Conference Local Market Development Wednesday 21April 2010

2. Summary A national perspective A local perspective Local Market Development What more DCC is doing to help

3. Dorset’s Unique Environment Jurassic Coast – World National Heritage site Rural economy Tourism Successful organisations operating out of Dorset” 2012 Olympics – Sailing – “The Jewel in the Crown” Ageing population – “more people die than born in Dorset”

4. The National Perspective Government agenda – Glover Report Policy through Procurement (PtP) Use the leverage of public spending (£220 billion) to prioritise: Small and medium sized organisations – lowering barriers to their participation, including 3rd sector Skills training and apprenticeship opportunities and tackling youth unemployment Resource efficiency focusing on carbon reduction National Procurement Strategy Glover Report Roots Review New proposed Equalities BillNational Procurement Strategy Glover Report Roots Review New proposed Equalities Bill

5. Local Perspective Dorset County Council committed to improving opportunities for local SME’s, businesses and 3rd Sector organisations to compete for local contracts for works, goods and services. Such commitment against background of EU and English Law and DCC’s Contract Procedure Rules that require opportunities to all in a fair, open and equal manner Procurement Strategy Dorset Strategic Partnership Corporate Sustainable Action Plan Dorset Equality Scheme DCC’s Corporate Aims & ObjectivesProcurement Strategy Dorset Strategic Partnership Corporate Sustainable Action Plan Dorset Equality Scheme DCC’s Corporate Aims & Objectives

6. Local Perspective (con’t) DCC’s spend £157m (based on 07/08) on external goods & services + £40m estimated spend – Districts and Borough Councils District & Borough Council spend will be managed through Dorset Procurement (subject to agreement) Does not include Capital Excludes significant spend below contract threshold, school spend and specific grantsDistrict & Borough Council spend will be managed through Dorset Procurement (subject to agreement) Does not include Capital Excludes significant spend below contract threshold, school spend and specific grants

7. SME Spend (07/08) Does not include Capital Excludes significant spend below contract threshold, school spend and specific grants Does not include Capital Excludes significant spend below contract threshold, school spend and specific grants

8. DCC local SME spend £39.2m (07/08) Note that significant amount of low spend with SME’s (below contract thresholds of £20k) and grants not included which would otherwise show a larger amount being spent with local SME’sNote that significant amount of low spend with SME’s (below contract thresholds of £20k) and grants not included which would otherwise show a larger amount being spent with local SME’s

9. Local Perspective (con’t) Dorset Procurement Category Management Strategic corporate approach to business needs of the organisation Category Manager Network Category Management Toolkit Strategy, Policy & Guidance Manager

10. Local Perspective (con’t) Dorset Joint Procurement Service From 1 April 2010, one joint procurement service on behalf of all 7 local councils working together One procurement strategy One standard set of tendering templates and processes Dorset Procurement Partnership South West Councils/South West RIEP

11. Local Market Development – 3rd Sector Where and who are the 3rd Sector? DCA - Infrastructure Organisation 1/4ly meetings 3rd Sector meetings 3rd Sector – 3D Procurement Project 3rd Sector ‘Pub-Quiz’ - ‘Strictly Commissioning’ Compact 3rd Sector Commissioning & Procurement Framework – (Audit Commission – best practice)

12. Local Market Development – SME’s Where & who are our SME’s? Develop relationship with FSB – 1/4ly meetings Breakfast Briefings with suppliers Topics include: Diversity Sustainability Risk Business Continuity

13. Local Market Development – SME’s SME Compact Soft Market Testing (recently engaged on FM Framework contracts) Engaged on Public Sector Broadband Network – 2012 Legacy contract

14. What more is DCC doing to help? Consultation on key documents, inc: Sustainable Procurement Strategy PQQ’s & Tenders ‘Meet the Buyer’ Events – in collaboration with Business Link (DCA/FSB and Dorset Business) – Funding provided by local organisations FSB Award – 2009 Best Small Business Friendly Procurement Policy Others include: Apprenticeships and Skills Carbon Management Fair & Ethical trade 3rd Sector Incorporates Diversity Buying energy efficient appliances Life cycle including disposal costs at end of useful life.Others include: Apprenticeships and Skills Carbon Management Fair & Ethical trade 3rd Sector Incorporates Diversity Buying energy efficient appliances Life cycle including disposal costs at end of useful life.

15. Alan Pavey Strategy, Policy & Guidance Manager Dorset Procurement [email protected]

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