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Bloom Procurement Services

 

Company Name:

Bloom Procurement Services

Where are you located

Newcastle

Number of employees

65

Give us a brief overview of your business

Established in 2012, Bloom specialise in bringing together a community of buyers and suppliers to help the public sector buy professional services in a better way.

Bloom is the exclusive operator of the NEPRO professional services framework on behalf of NEPO – the North East Procurement Organisation. The framework was set up to help the public sector buy and manage professional services spend whilst achieving better outcomes and improving value.

Bloom is the trusted partner to over 300 public sector organisations and over 6000 suppliers. https://bloom.services

Let us know about a recent business success

We have more than doubled our head count from 30 employees to over 65 in the past year. We are planning further expansion, with staff numbers set to grow in the coming months.

Our rapid growth was acknowledged in February 2019 when we won the ‘Let’s Grow’ category at the Northumberland & Tyneside North East Business Awards. We were also nominated for ‘North East Scale Up Business of the Year’ at the Federation of Small Business Awards 2019.

Tell us why you are a Chamber member

We are committed to the North East. Our mission is to simplify the procurement process and assist public sector organisations to work with the very best suppliers.

Working with the Chamber will enable us to network and engage with North East organisations. We want to partner with local suppliers and see them win work that builds their businesses both inside and outside of the North East region.

We have a strong commitment to social value. We actively encourage suppliers tendering for projects to demonstrate how they will add social value and support local objectives. We maximise social value by supporting not-for-profit organisations to secure public sector business; facilitated through our ‘3rd Sector Provider Community’. Working with the Chamber will give us a platform which will help us to create social value within the region and help North East businesses to recognise its worth.