Shared Intelligence and MTW were awarded the contract to deliver business support to SMEs in the construction industry in Central and West London sub-regions over an 18 month period by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB ) and London Enterprise Panel (LEP). The programme was aimed at helping London SMEs benefit from the construction boom taking place in the capital.
We worked with main contractors to give SMEs access to their tender opportunities, At the same time we ran a series of workshops to give SMEs the skills and accreditation to win more work and grow their businesses. Our remit covered 20 London boroughs and we worked closely with council economic development departments across London. During the programme, we put on 27 workshops and events, engaged with over 70 major buyers, accessed over 400 opportunities for SMEs, from which 117 tender invitations were obtained and contracts worth over £7m secured.