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Managing your suppliers

This page was last updated on 27 April 2022.

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Managing your suppliers, even in your business’ recovery phase can be particularly challenging because of the interlinked nature of supply chains. In order for your supply chain to return to business as usual, all key stakeholders in the overarching supply network will also have to recover.

This means, that your supply chains hold inherent risks and vulnerabilities and businesses able to identify these early on will be better positioned to minimise the negative impact and emerge from crisis profitably.

To help businesses evaluate their supply chain environment we have compiled the resources below. In addition, if you need tailored support - get in touch today to arrange an appointment with one of our expert advisors.


Supply chain advice from the experts Supply chain advice from the experts

Access good practice guidance and resources to build a resilient supply chain.

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Factsheet - Supply Chain Measures Factsheet - Supply Chain Measures

An effective Supply Chain is essential to a high performing business, if you don’t measure it you can’t improve it.

Importing and Exporting to the EU Importing and Exporting to the EU

Find out how new Brexit rules apply to doing business with Europe.

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Supply Chains 

Manufacturers can access a selection of resources and guidance to support their supply chain management strategy. 

Improve your supply chain strategy Explore the Manufacturing Directory Digitalise your supply chain - Made Smarter UK

Sustainability in Supply Chains

Access a range of guides to learn how supply chain sustainability
can lead t
o both resilience and opportunity as we transition to the
recovery phase.

A sustainable approach to supply chain management How is social value used in procurement? Explore the Low Carbon Network

More information is available on the UK Government’s Coronavirus Business Support website. For more personalised advice call us on: 0161 359 3050  or email us at:


The information provided is meant as a general guide only rather than advice or assurance. GC Business Growth Hub does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information and professional guidance should be sought on all aspects of business planning and responses to the coronavirus. Use of this guide and toolkit are entirely at the risk of the user. Any hyperlinks from this document are to external resources not connected to the GC Business Growth Hub and The Growth Company is not responsible for the content within any hyperlinked site.