Business mentoring and support programmes

Supply Ready Harrow

Register your interest in our digital supplier platform and directory

We will soon be launching a digital supplier platform and directory for local businesses.

Businesses enrolled on the platform will be notified of opportunities from the Council and major contractors.

To register your interest, please email

Support to compete for contracts

Are you a local business looking to win public sector contracts and access more supply chain opportunities?  Our new programme, Supply Ready Harrow will train and support businesses to access and compete for contracts from London Borough of Harrow and other organisations.

The programme seeks to engage and support businesses across all sectors, including: 

  • Construction
  • Professional services
  • ICT
  • Education
  • Healthcare and social care
  • Transport and logistics 
  • Creative sector
  • Others

How is the programme being delivered?

This programme is offered free on a first-come-first-serve basis for SMEs in the borough. Support includes masterclasses, online workshops, 1 to 1 advice and meet-the-buyer events. Businesses will have the opportunity to register on a digital platform to be considered for future contracts issued by the Council. The platform, similar to a directory, can also be used for businesses-to-business supply chain opportunities, thereby stimulating local growth and the local economy.

How to enroll

By enrolling in this programme, you will:

  • Learn more about public sector procurement.
  • Receive specialist 1-1 support to submit high quality bids.
  • Connect with council services and private contractors in ‘Meet the Buyer’ events.
  • Upgrade your compliance and accreditations to highlight your local credentials.
  • Enrol onto a digital platform to receive contract opportunities from the Councils services and major contractors.

Find out more and register

Alternatively, you can register your interest by emailing

Bidright UK Ltd has been appointed to deliver this project.

This programme is being supported by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.