The Centre for Entrepreneurs and Spend Network have partnered to compile a comprehensive, nationwide analysis of the state of spending with small businesses by local government.


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The Numbers

158

Local Authorities

42m

Lines of data

£200bn

Government spending

The Findings

£89.1bn

Spent with companies

Local authorities spent 89.1bn with companies between 2011 and 2014.

£9.9bn

Went to the top twenty companies

The top twenty companies captured 10.6% of all spending with firms by local authorities.

£11.1bn

Spent with small companies

78,128 small companies captured 12.5% of the total amount that local authorities spent with companies.

Local Authority Spend Index

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Centre For Entrepreneurs
Spend Network