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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. Homeless Persons Unit-Blackburn – West […]


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. External Evaluator – Apps Guide […]


Scottish Procurement Policy Note 1/2014

Posted in: General News

The purpose of this Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) is to inform stakeholders that on 15 January 2014 the European Parliament approved three new EU Directives; one on public sector procurement, one on utilities sector procurement and one on the award of concession contracts. Read the full policy note. For more information on what’s happening in Scottish Procurement […]


Capacity Building Course

Posted in: Events

There is another free capacity building workshops for SME’s and Social Enterprises taking place at: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ. Wednesday 12th February 2014 I 9:30 – 11:30 hrs What is Quality? • History of Quality • Quality Standards • 8 Principles of Quality • Quality Control • Quality Assurance […]


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. Woodland Management Works: Ayr Ailsa […]


Howard League Scotland – ‘Cons to Cobblers’ Lecture

Posted in: Events

Lecture ‘Cons to Cobblers’  being hosted by the Howard League which may be of specific interest to those seeking to work with offenders or who wish an opportunity to understand the issues of doing so.  The lecture will be chaired by Colin McConnell, Chief Executive of the Scottish Prison Service however the keynote speaker is […]


New EU-procurement rules to ensure better quality and value for money

Posted in: General News

New EU rules on public procurement and concession contracts approved by Parliament on Wednesday will ensure better quality and value for money when public authorities buy or lease works, goods or services. They will also make it easier for small and medium-sized firms to bid and include tougher provisions on subcontracting. The new legislation, already […]


Remploy jobs secured

Posted in: General News

New Stirling factory will supply nurses’ uniforms. 26 people made redundant as a result of the UK Government’s closure of the Remploy factories have been given new jobs at the Haven PTS Ltd factory in Stirling, Scottish Government Ministers announced today. Cabinet Secretary for Health, Alex Neil and Enterprise Minister Fergus Ewing officially launched the […]


Sustainable Commissioning/Procurement and the Third Sector

Posted in: General News

‘Developing Markets for Third Sector Providers’ is a Scottish Government funded programme that supports public sector commissioners/buyers to make the most of what the third sector has to offer. Help us shape the forthcoming support available to Scotland’s public sector by taking no more than 10 minutes to register your views here. The information that […]


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. Tender for Supply of Fresh […]