These tools and resources have been specially selected to help you bid for contracts.

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Introductory guides

Legal issues

  • CC37 Charities and Contracts produced by the Charity Commission, sets out the consideration for charities when entering into a contract.
  • Queries on the tax implications of contracting should be directed to HM Revenue & Customs
  • The Voluntary Sector Legal Handbook is published by the Directory of Social Change and is an easy-to-use volume providing the definitive guide to the law as it affects charities, community groups and other voluntary organisations. Call 08450 777707, or see the Directory of Social Change website.

Technical guides


Local Government

For tendering support within a Local Authority area, please contact your CVC.

Case studies

  • Dynamix - Adoption of new tendering approach and strategy proves to be the catalyst in enabling a Welsh Social Enterprise to double their public sector tendering success rate.