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Information for Suppliers

This section contains information on what we require from your company in order to do business with us, and information on how we are working with local suppliers.


General Guidance on what LCC expects from our suppliers

Before supplying to Leicester City Council, we will request certain information about your company. This will usually be in the form of a short questionnaire, adapted to suit the nature of the business for which you will be considered.

This may cover questions in the following general categories:

  • Financial Status
  • H&S
  • Equal opportunities
  • Environmental Management
  • Technical Capacity
  • Insurances
  • References

The information we request is simply an overview, in order for us to make an accurate assessment of your company's suitability. 


Leicester City Council is committed to the development of local suppliers and there are a number of sources of help and advice available to assist you:

Useful Links

Guidance on meeting Equal Opportunities standards:

Equality and Human Rights Commission


Advice and support on Environmental Management policy and good practice:

Groundwork Leicester & Leicestershire


Guidance on Health & Safety policy and law:

Health & Safety Executive

General fact sheets and information about selling to the public sector:

Society of Procurement Officers


Alternatively, contact the Corporate Procurement Team for specific advice on how to go about supplying to Leicester City Council:

Telephone 0116 2528919 / 0116 2528911

or email