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Last updated on 4 September 2019
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Follow this process if you need to run a mini-competition between suppliers. Understand the rules and use our templates to help you at key points in the process.

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  1. Decide how you'll assess the bids
  2. Eliminate suppliers who aren't interested in bidding
  3. Send out your invitation to tender
  4. Respond to suppliers' questions
  5. Choose the winning bid
  6. Inform the suppliers of the outcome
  7. Award the contract

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