About

A North East based strategic business consultancy, Prosper, is made up of a team of skilled experts, operating within the public sector. Formed over 10 years ago, we are now regarded as the partner of choice for many landlords, schools and local authorities in the region.

Prosper offers a number of core services, Business Transformation Delivery, New Build Development Consultancy and expert efficiency driven Procurement Solutions.

2008

How it All Began

Following introduction by government, of significant funding for social landlords, aimed at improving housing stock quality through the Decent Homes programme, a Framework Procurement Consortia, NE Procurement was formed for North East Social Landlords, to create greater efficiencies via unified procurement.

The founding partners of NE Procurement were, Your Homes Newcastle, Coast and Country Housing, Erimus Housing, Housing Hartlepool and Teesside Housing (now part of Thirteen Group), South Tyneside Homes, Derwentside Homes, (now part of Karbon Homes), Northumberland County Council and Dale and Valley Housing (now absorbed into Believe Housing).

Iain Sim appointed as Chair of the Board of NE Procurement.

2009

Year Summary

Our first frameworks were launched for Consultants and Internal Labour.

2010

Year Summary

The role of Employment Initiatives Manager was created to implement the management of our Social Value Activities.

Louise Dodds joined the team as our Programme Manager.

2012

Year Summary

New Frameworks

Two new frameworks were added to our portfolio - Renewable Materials and Renewable Labour. 

Rebecca Cohen joined the team as our Business Administration apprentice

2013

Social Value fund contribution to local community projects broke the £1 million barrier

2014

Year Summary

As a revamped materials framework was launched, Rod Brasington joined as Chief Executive and Dave Scarr as Senior Procurement & Contracts Manager

2015

Year Summary

The team was expanded further as Tim Jennett came on board as our IT Systems & Procurement Manager and Bobbie Kondakova joined as a Business Administrator. Rebecca Cohen was promoted to the specialist Procurement Administrator role.

2016

Year Summary

In one of the major steps in evolving the business, our Contractor Framework was launched with a flexible approach to creating innovative solutions for our customers while retaining full compliance with European Procurement legislation. To date, over 100 projects have been created as a result. 

Sarah Mayhew joins the team as Business Administrator supporting the procurement team.

2017

Year Summary

Our organisation went through a rebrand and NE Procurement became Prosper.

Barry Pollock, Charlotte Murchie and Rod Brasington all became directors on our new board and Ian Johnson became our new Chair.

2018

Year Summary

We issued our first Dynamic Purchasing System for the Distribution of Materials

Dave Dawson was appointed as our New Build Specialist

2019

Present Day

We issued the Development & Construction and Design & Consultancy DPSs

Broke the £2m barrier for reinvesting in the North-East communities

Moved to our new offices at Mistral House, Silverlink Business Park

Coming Soon

Constantly striving to find new, improved solutions for our customers, you will find our latest projects here. To discover more please contact one of our experts.

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