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Posted in: Tenders

Social Enterprise Hotel,  Inverness Campus The provision of lead architectural consultancy services (and full design team) for a 120 bedroom hotel on Inverness Campus. The Design team will work through to stage C, with an option to extend to stage D and E and a further option to extend to stage L. Full tender details […]


Procurement Policy Note – Supplier Financial Risk Issues

Posted in: General News

Information Note 02/13 13 February 2013 The published Procurement Policy Note from the Cabinet Office references proportionality and to focus on not inadvertently excluding SME / third sector suppliers. Read the full document.


Tender Opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

Supply and Installation of Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Panels Renfrewshire Council are looking to take advantage of the feed in tariffs (FIT’s) for the generation and potential sale of renewable energy. This Tender is for the Supply and Installation of Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Panels to various locations within Renfrewshire. Each “project” will include/compromise of -: – […]


Announcement

Posted in: General News

Ready for Business are pleased to announce the Scottish Government has recently approved an extension of the programme until March 2014. We will be announcing a program of activity shortly. Download the PDF of our latest postcard.


Tender Opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

Belville Community Garden Works River Clyde Homes, in partnership with Belville Community Association, have been involved in developing a new community park area over the past two years. River Clyde Homes has been successful in attracting ‘Stage 2’ Lottery funding to progress the bid to final submission. In November of last year RCH appointed Assist […]


Glasgow 2014 – Look & Wayfinding Supplier Day

Posted in: Events

Date: 27th February 2013 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Location:  Glasgow 2014 Head Office, 42 Albion Street, Glasgow At the event you will get: • General overview of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games • Introduction to Look & Wayfinding at Glasgow 2014 • Overview of Look of the Games • The LOK Production and installation Scope […]


Have you placed a Reserved Contract with a supported factory or business yet?

Posted in: General News

The Scottish public sector is being encouraged to buy from businesses employing disabled people. To help public sector buyers under Article 19 of the European Procurement Directive (2004/18/EC), a Framework Agreement with Supported Factories and Businesses has been launched by the Scottish Government. Article 19 of the EU public procurement directive enacted by Regulation 7 […]


2014 Ryder Cup: Contracts up for grabs on procurement website

Posted in: Tenders

Ryder Cup organisers have said they hope 5,000 people will be involved in supplying goods and services to the Gleneagles event next year. The contracting process for services including catering, security, transport and merchandise begins on Monday. For the first time, the Scottish government’s website for procurement is being opened up to handle a private […]


Jeremy Peat: Getting the procurement right can pay off

Posted in: General News

By JEREMY PEAT Published on Friday 8 February,  Scotsman.com Finding the best buying policy can save millions of pounds over the lifetime of a project, writes Jeremy Peat Believe it or not there is a great deal of attention being paid at present in policy-making circles to the seemingly somewhat obscure and peripheral topic of procurement. […]


Announcement of funding for HMP Low Moss Throughcare Service

Posted in: General News

The Scottish Government has agreed funding for the HMP Low Moss Public Social Partnership (PSP) which will significantly contribute to the costs of running the service over the next 3 years. In April 2012, HMP Low Moss opened with the capacity to provide for 700 adult male convicted and remand prisoners.  Purpose built with specific […]