24N.BIZ: Entrepreneurs Want Local Government to ‘Spend Small’
‘According to the Local Authority Spend Index, just 20 suppliers dominate local authority spending, earning £9.9bn over a three-year period.
Meanwhile 78,128 SMEs shared £11.1bn during the same timeframe.
The Spend Small publication by Centre for Entrepreneurs aims to highlight this shortfall and promote the idea that by using smaller firms, councils can take a fundamental step towards achieving local economic growth.’
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