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Tender Opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise / third sector organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership with private sector organisations. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest. The Provision of a Support […]


Latest Newsletter

Posted in: General News

In this e-newsletter from the team at Ready for Business you can read more about the further development and success of the Developing Markets for Third Sector Providers programme. To subscribe to the newsletter visit the signup page. News Procurement Bill sent to Scottish Parliament First Minister Alex Salmond announced on September 12th that the […]


Free Workshops for SME’s and SE’s on PR and Tender Prep

Posted in: Events

Viridor GRREC will be providing a series of free workshops for SME’s and SE’s, throughout the months of October, November and December 2013 and will be emailing you information on each event as they are happening.  Please visit our website at www.transformingwasteinglasgow.com where our range of free workshops will be displayed in the coming weeks. […]


GO Awards Scotland 2013/14

Posted in: Events, General News

Ready for Business is delighted to have been nominated as a finalist in 2 categories, Collaborative Procurement and Procurement Innovation, in the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland 2013/14. This is a fantastic recognition of progress and achievement for our procurement activity, especially given the level of competition for these Awards. While […]


West Lothian Council Community Benefit Guidance

Posted in: General News

Ready for Business were delighted to support West Lothian Council with the launch of their Community Benefit in Procurement Procedure at an event in Livingston on the 30th August. At the event, attended by almost 50 Council officers, Stuart Saunders, Procurement Improvement Officer, described the Council’s Community Benefit Commitment and went on to describe the […]


Tender Opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise / third sector organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership with private sector organisations. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest. Bulky Waste Treatment Services – […]


Meet the Buyer Event – Tuesday 24 September 2013

Posted in: Events

Farrans Construction are currently tendering for the new North Ayrshire Community Hospital project and are holding a Meet the Buyer Event on Tuesday 24 September in Irvine. On the day, representatives from FHJV will be available to discuss the prospects available for sub-contractors, suppliers, trades people and employment opportunities arising on this project, should we […]


Tender Opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest. sportscotland National Centre Glenmore Lodge Extension and Repairs to Ski Track sportscotland […]


Procurement Bill sent to Parliament

Posted in: General News

First Minister tells Convener’s Group during historic appearance. Proposed new legislation to make it easier for new, small and third sector companies to bid for public contracts has moved closer to becoming reality today. First Minister Alex Salmond told members – during a historic appearance in front of the Scottish Parliament Convener’s Group – that […]


Tender Opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest. Clyde Valley Waste Audits North Lanarkshire Council (on behalf of the Clyde […]