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27th February 2014

Business Briefing: The impact of new EU Directives on North East businesses

(Durham, Thursday 20th March)

Durham County Council will host the next NEPO Business Briefing event on the impact of new EU Procurement Directives on North East businesses.  The event will take place at Durham County Hall from 14:00 to 15:30 on Thursday 20th March.

This is an awareness raising session to:

  • introduce the background to the changes and outline the timeframe for implementation by both central government and the local authorities
  • provide information on the changes and how they may impact on local authority supply chains
  • provide top tips for preparing your business in advance
  • and, will feature a discussion session on the positives and negatives of the forthcoming changes with a panel made up of NEPO, the North East Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses
How to register:  To book your free place, please complete the online booking form available at
Please contact Sinead Moloney at NEPO if you have any queries (, 0191 261 3921).

The NEPO Business Club is delivered by the North East Procurement Organisation - it offers a programme of free events for suppliers interested in improving their public sector tendering skills.  Find out more at