Unlocking affordable housing

Discover why SMEs stand out as the perfect partners to tackle the affordable housing crisis. Our CEO Nic Davies outlines why SMEs offer value, responsiveness, and community impact.

With the 2023 Procurement Act due to come into force this October, public sector housing providers up and down the UK are being directed to revise their existing contracting approaches to increase the level of turnover delivered through SME’s. It has long been an aspiration of the government, as part of its localism agenda, to remove the considerable barriers faced by any SME wanting to deliver services on behalf of the public sector. They hope that encouraging the use of SME’s will unleash greater dynamism and value for money from public investment and provide a catalyst to the growth of new businesses.

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