Tender and contract opportunities

NEPO (North East Purchasing Organisation)

NEPO (North East Purchasing Organisation) is an e-tendering portal allowing all tender related documentation to be issued and received electronically.

Register for free at the NEPO website.

Once registered you can:

  • register your interest in advertised contract opportunities
  • receive tender and quotation invitations
  • submit responses

An introduction to the NEPO portal

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TED (Tenders Electronic Daily)

TED (Tenders Electronic Daily) is the online version of the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, dedicated to European public procurement. It provides free access to business opportunities.

Changes to OJEU PIN, Contract and Award Notice publication

From 1 January 2021, following the UK’s departure from the EU, Find a Tender Service (FTS) replaces the public sector’s usage of TED for publishing tender opportunities and contract award notices above certain financial thresholds.

Procurement processes commencing prior to 1st January 2021 will be published via OJEU, with any associated notices being published in the same location until the project conclusion.

Procurement process commencing from 1st January 2021 will be published entirely via FTS.

For further information, view NEPO’s summary of these changes 



Doing Business with North Tyneside Council

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The Business Factory

If your company is based in North Tyneside and you would like some free support or training on how to tender to the Council please contact the Business Factory, North Tyneside Council’s business support service.

As well as the NEPO Portal training they deliver workshops on topics such as Tendering for Beginners, the North Tyneside Council Dynamic Purchasing System; there is also one-to-one procurement and tendering support with a specialist consultant with extensive tendering & bid writing experience.

See the latest workshop listings 

For one to one support call 0191 605 3110 or send an email