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Charities winning 1 in 10 ?suitable? public sector contracts, research finds

Charities are only winning a tenth of public sector contracts that have been specifically marked as suitable for voluntary organisations, according to new research. Analysis by data provider Tussell, on behalf of Social Enterprise UK, found that about 10 per cent of all contracts listed on the government’s Contracts Finder page were marked as suitable for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs). Furthermore, it found that in the first half of 2018 just 11 per cent of these specifically marked contracts actually went to VCSEs. 

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