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Craven District Council

Winning Council business

Craven District Council is approached by many suppliers and contractors wanting to supply goods and services.

Ensuring that procurement is undertaken efficiently and achieves best value is vitally important for the Council.

The Council is committed to ensuring best value from everything it buys and these pages provide details on the Council's activities and general approach to procurement.

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Equal Opportunities

The Council is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all people irrespective of sex, age, race or disability. The Council is keen to ensure that its suppliers abide by the law and are working to best practice in this area.

Environmental Policies

The Council is committed to using the resources entrusted to it to ensure best value for money at the least possible cost to the environment. When applying for certain Council contracts, you may be requested to supply evidence of your practices and procedures as they relate to the environment.

Health and Safety

The Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of its employees and that of all others affected by its undertakings. Contracts to supply goods or services will only be awarded to contractors who can satisfy the Council requirements in terms of resources required and their health and safety competence.

Successful contractors/suppliers are expected to demonstrate compliance with current health and safety legislation.