Supporting our suppliers

Our suppliers are part of the Amey family and our aim is to develop healthy and diverse supply chain relationships. This way we create value for communities by supporting economic growth, increasing skills and job opportunities, and making progress on the social and environmental issues that affect everyone’s future.

  2018 2019 2020
No. of suppliers 5250 5750 4900
% SMEs of all suppliers 75 78 77
Spend with all suppliers  £1.9bn £2.3bn £1.7bn
% spend with SME suppliers 43 55 59
Spend with VCSEs  £3.6m £5m £4.7m
Prompt payment 84% invoices paid within 60 days 95% invoices paid within 60 days 95% invoices paid within 60 days
Modern Slavery incidents 0 0 0

Our key partners

Our next steps

  • Target key products and services within named categories for social enterprise spend
  • Engage with Tier 1 suppliers on their action and progress with social enterprises
  • Continue to embed the Social Value Supply Chain Charter into key procurement tenders, incorporating social value evaluation weighting
  • Ensure the prompt payment of suppliers, in line with Government requirements
  • Deliver further engagement and insight into suppliers mapped as having a high potential for modern slavery occurring within their operations
  • Progress Springboard as the Amey innovation initiative supporting the onward development and roll-out of ideas.