Public sector Christmas contracts booming

Millstream Associates research finds there has been a 28 per cent rise in UK public sector notices supplying Christmas related services, requirements and products.

Christmas street lights. Image: Pixabay
Christmas street lights. Image: Pixabay

Local authorities across the UK have issued double the number of public sector tender notices for future Christmas contracts compared to last December and January. 

Millstream says businesses looking to secure public sector work should prepare to adequately respond to such tenders next month in order to be in with a chance of winning these increased opportunities for Christmas 2016, 2017, 2018 and beyond.

Christmas-related public tender notices have increased by 28 per cent this year, and the spike is set to continue in the coming months, the company says.

Winter Wonderland market events are also increasing across the country, with many councils seeking contracts for support services, as well as general maintenance and decorative contracts and supply of Christmas trees.


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