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Today marks Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Day – a day aimed at highlighting MSMEs' pivotal role and exploring opportunities for their further advancement. 
At YPO we know MSMEs are the backbone of any healthy economy; they drive growth, provide employment opportunities and open new markets, creating a rich and diverse supply base. 

As a procurement organisation, we are proud that 70% of our suppliers on YPO frameworks are MSME’s. However, we understand that the process of public sector procurement can be complex and overwhelming for MSME businesses. Through our partnership with Go4Growth, we are committed to increasing the number of MSME-sized businesses tendering for government contracts, resulting in social value and savings for public sector organisations. 

 

Who are Go4Growth?

The Go4Growth programme is a fully funded service for MSME, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises (VCSE). It is designed to bridge the gap between MSME/VCSE and the public sector. The programme's core purpose is to help smaller organisations who aspire to start or grow in the public sector, to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to be able to grow their business. 

 

How Go4Growth can help 

 Go4Growth has helped over 11,000 businesses by supplying the public sector and they can help you too. 

Access to free training events, webinars and pre-recorded tutorials 
Customisable policy templates and materials 
Fully funded carbon reduction action planning programme to help you plan and implement your carbon net zero journey
An understanding of how to implement social value 
An understanding of how to demonstrate financial credibility and business competence 
An understanding of how to prepare and write successful bids
Networking and collaboration opportunities with other small businesses 
Public Sector Supply Ready (PSSR) status 
Help you understand, prepare for and navigate the new regulations (Procurement Act 2023)

Useful links 

YPO x Go4Growth an introduction to Social Value toolkit can be found here
Every year, Go4Growth schedules a full year of virtual events and workshops, for more information on this year’s event calendar and to book any events check here
24/7 access to resources via the Go4Growth Membership Resources can be found on the Go4Growth website here.
Undertake the free Public Sector Supply Ready (PSSR) accreditation here.

 
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