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Creative Media Design – Ochils Landscape Partnership

Posted in: Tenders

Clackmannanshire Council have published a tender notice that requires a suitably experienced Creative Media Specialist whose experience shall include, but is not limited to, heritage interpretation through information technology, to create and deliver a ‘Virtual Landscape’ of the OLP area, showing various changes over time, showing various changes over time, along with 5 trail guides. […]


Community Cafe Franchise Opportunity

Posted in: Tenders

South Side Community Centre Association is seeking tender proposals from interested parties to run a community café at South Side Community Centre. The Centre boasts a substantial kitchen facility and café dining space. The kitchen is fully operational and provides all essential equipment for service. The Café provides a vital service to Centre users and […]


Administration and Management of the Enterprising Third Sector Growth and Sustainability Fund

Posted in: Tenders

The Scottish Government (Third Sector Unit) is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Contractor to undertake the administration and management of a significant grant fund to help maintain, develop and grow Scotland’s enterprising third sector. Provisionally titled the ENTERPRISING THIRD SECTOR GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY FUND 2013 – 2015 inclusive. The Fund will distribute approximately £6m […]


Public Social Partnership Workshop

Posted in: Events

Ready for Business will be delivering a workshop on the Public Social Partnership in Edinburgh on the 28th of Jan. The session will covering the key information you need to know about what Public Social Partnerships are, how you can form such partnerships and also examples of where the PSP model is currently being used […]


New Local Government & Social Enterprise conference

Posted in: General News

Social Enterprise Scotland is delighted to invite you to attend our new conference “Local Government and Social Enterprise” on Thursday 14 February 2013 from 10:00-14:00. As places are strictly limited there are now 20 places open to our social enterprise members on a first come first served basis. As we manage the numbers of social […]


Social Enterprise Exchange

Posted in: General News

Ready for Business are delighted to announce that we will be a sponsor of the 2013 Social Enterprise Exchange and that Pauline Graham will facilitate a workshop which will consider the question   “ Is procurement reform creating new opportunities for social enterprise?” For more information on the Social Enterprise Exchange go to  http://www.socialenterprisescotland.org.uk/news/1202.


Landscape Architect Tender Notice

Posted in: Tenders

The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority are seeking a Landscape Architect. Publication Date:  14/01/2013 Application Deadline: Deadline Date:  25/01/2013 The National Park wishes to acquire the services of Landscape Architect(s) for the following lots: 1. Specialist Advice for Rural Development – Policy & Development Management 2. Specialist Advice for National Park Projects […]


Business / Procurement Support from Just Enterprise

Posted in: General News

Business Support Just Enterprise Business Support services are designed to assist enterprising third sector organisations across Scotland (including those that are equalities-led) grow in financial resilience and sustainability and to operate as effective and/or growing businesses. Services are targeted at Enterprising Third Sector Organisations who: Can demonstrate the greatest potential to grow through increased trading […]


Tender Invitation for Consultants to Develop a Model for a Business Incubator Unit

Posted in: General News

Forth Environment Link (FEL) is in the course of progressing projects towards delivering the ‘Economic Development’ strand of its Forth Valley Orchards’ Initiative, funded by the CSGN Development Fund 2012. We are seeking to dovetail a strategic approach to the economic development of orchards with FEL’s strategy for longer-term sustainability, and now wish to appoint […]


Construction Skills Certification Scheme

Posted in: General News

A Scottish Procurement Policy (SPPN) note has been issued to advise public sector buyers of a new policy in relation to Scottish Government contracts for construction projects, that all future construction contracts should include a clause requiring that all on-site staff are accredited under the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) or equivalent scheme. Other public […]