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November Newsletter

Posted in: General News

Subscribe to the newsletter This will be the last e-newsletter of 2013 from the team at Ready for Business. We at Ready for Business would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year. News Ready for Business continues to roll out the Developing Markets programme in 2014-16 The Scottish Government has […]


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. Trade Food Waste Collection and […]


New Capacity Building Workshops

Posted in: Events

There are three more free capacity building workshops from SME’s and Social Enterprises taking place at: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ. Thursday 5th December Introduction to IT Service Management and IT Infrastructure Library 10.00 – 12.00 hrs What is IT Service Management? What is the IT Infrastructure Library? What is […]


Scottish Procurement Policy Note

Posted in: General News

SPPN 4/2013 Exclusion from public contracts of companies which engage in blacklisting. The purpose of this Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) is to provide advice on the exclusion from public contracts of companies which engage in the practice of blacklisting. View the full SPPN.


Invitation to tender – Project Manager & Organisational Devt Consultant Roles

Posted in: Tenders

Part-time Consultancy Requirements (immediate start) Project Manager – up to £24,000 all inclusive fee; 8-10 months Organisational Development Consultant – up to £15,000 all inclusive fee; 4-5 months The Picture House, Campbeltown, South Kintyre Major Heritage Lottery Project Campbeltown Community Business Ltd (CCB) own and operate The Picture House, a grade A listed working cinema. […]


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. Community Respite for Adults and […]


New Capacity Building Workshops

Posted in: Events

There are three more free capacity building workshops from SME’s and Social Enterprises taking place at: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ. Tuesday 3rd December 1) Autism and Employment 10.00 – 12.00 hrs Understanding the Autism Spectrum A Personal Perspective Reasonable Adjustments for Recruitment & Selection of Candidates on the Autism […]


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. Food for Thought (South Glasgow) […]


Your chance to influence the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Bill

Posted in: Events

This is your chance to talk to MSPs about how The Procurement Reform (Scotland) Bill could affect your sector and your organisation   Scottish Parliament fact-finding visit on: The Procurement Reform (Scotland) Bill FREE The Albany Learning and Conference Centre 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DS 11.00am – 1.00pm Tuesday 19th November 2013   Booking […]


£1million community minibus fund

Posted in: General News

A new £1million community minibus fund has been announced by Transport Minister Keith Brown. The one-off fund for this financial year will help community transport operators buy new vehicles to expand their services or replace older vehicles. Ahead of his keynote speech at the Community Transport Association’s conference in Edinburgh today, Mr Brown said: “One […]