Despite the austerity cuts of recent years, the public sector is still a major player in Cumbria.
We have seven local authorities, the Lake District National Park, a major Defra presence, the University of Cumbria and the NHS.
That’s a big potential market.
In this podcast Kevin Thistlethwaite, an adviser with Cumbria Business Growth Hub, explains how SMEs can bid for contracts with local authorities, government departments and other public sector organisations.
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