More than £108m of council work to be awarded to businesses

Doncaster based companies are projected to win over £108m of council work in 2016/17, a result of Mayor Ros Jones' pledge to ‘buy local’.

Despite reduced council budgets, the amount of work awarded to firms in the borough has increased by over £27m since 2013/14 and now represents 68% of all council spend.

Mayor Jones said: “I was determined Doncaster firms could bid for suitable contracts and by understanding what is involved in the procurement process have every opportunity to win work. <... For the full story register now for free or login below...