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Provision of a Community Support Network Service Supporting People affected by Suicide in Angus The aims of the service are to: – Provide support to people who have thoughts of suicide, and/or may have attempted suicide; – Provide support to families and friends of people who live with chronic thoughts of suicide, and/or who may […]


Social Value Workshops

Posted in: Events

The Ready for Business team is offering the opportunity to deliver one or more free training workshops around maximising social value from public procurement for teams of public sector staff involved in commissioning and/or procurement. The training workshops are free of charge to Scotland’s public sector as part of the Scottish Government’s ‘Developing Markets for […]


Tender opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

Provision of Training to Fife Council, Other Public and Third Sector Officers on Welfare Reform The UK Government has set out a range of changes to the UK’s welfare benefits system through the Welfare Reform Act. These are designed to cut the size of UK benefits expenditure, to make the benefits system simpler, to reduce […]


Community benefits in £30m plus framework contract

Posted in: General News

Ready for Business are pleased to see that the University of Strathclyde will use community benefits in their £30 million plus framework contracts for medium to large building works over the the period 2011 – 2015. Link to the full awards notice.


Scotland’s largest Meet The Buyer event

Posted in: Events

Scotland’s largest Meet The Buyer event takes place at Hampden Park on the 30th April. The Supplier Development Programme invite social enterprises and private sector organisations to come along to this FREE  event where over 30 public sector buyers will be on hand to answer your questions and meet as many potential suppliers as possible. […]


Tender opportunities

Posted in: General News

Community hub renovation – Sandy Development Trust Renovation of an old community hall, built circa 1890, to create a Heritage centre and small display/workshops. Works to be carried out to Building Standards (Scotland) regulations, all construction to be to the satisfaction of the local building standards officer. The works will include the construction of a […]