The value of trade body membership

18 March 2021

The PDA is urging councils to recognise the value of trade body membership when choosing businesses to work with, and to help break down the barriers independent sole traders and SMEs face when trying to access smaller contracts in the public sphere. 

The ‘Taxpayer pounds in safe hands’ guide sets out how many of the requirements of PDA membership align with the needs of councils seeking to achieve best value, community benefit and effective contract management in public procurement. 

PDA members offer their clients the assurance that they will receive a professional, quality service at a reasonable price – with best value placed at the heart of what they do