We are using documents common to all local authorities across the North East which include a standard pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ), invitation to tender and terms and conditions.
More information about these documents is available from NEPO Portal
Equality and diversity
We strongly support equal opportunity, equal access and positive outcomes for all sections of the community.
We aim to ensure that organisations that provide services on our behalf comply with equal opportunities legislation and promote equality of opportunity.
We also aim to encourage organisations and individuals that we do business with to observe and adhere to the principles in our equality and diversity policy.
More about equality and diversity
Health and safety
Depending upon the nature of the goods or services, organisations may be required to submit a health and safety policy.
Anti-fraud, anti-corruption and whistle blowing
We are supporting the development of an anti-fraud and anti-corruption culture among suppliers to the public sector and we encourage suppliers to adopt anti-fraud, anti-corruption and whistle blowing policies.