Today, shared services in local government are a reality. LGSS is one of the largest public sector shared services ventures of its kind in the UK, wholly owned by Cambridgeshire County Council, Milton Keynes Council and Northamptonshire County Councils. These authorities collaborate to deliver a number of services, one of which is the procurement function.
LGSS prides itself on working to make procurement processes simpler and more accessible to suppliers. Using a joint eSourcing portal supports this notion and it also means that suppliers only need to register once to tender for contracts at LGSS authorities. Current authorities using this LGSS portal are:
If you are interested in learning more about LGSS and the other services we offer, please visit the LGSS website to find out more.