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Complexities of tender process causes concerns for housing professionals

Posted in: General News

The increasingly complicated nature of tendering for contracts is preventing housing associations and local authorities from reviewing and procuring new services, due to the high financial and time costs associated with completing a full tender process, according to new research. The findings, compiled by payment collection specialists, all pay in partnership with Consortium Procurement, are part of […]


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. Where possible we will include opportunities that contain a Community Benefits approach. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the […]


First Minister announces multi-million pound regeneration boost

Posted in: General News

Commonwealth Games legacy extended. Communities in Rutherglen and Dalmarnock are to benefit from a £4.48 million funding boost which will extend the legacy of the Commonwealth Games, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today. Projects funded are based near 2014 Commonwealth Games venues and Athletes’ Village and include a £4 million investment in safe and attractive […]


Criminals’ cash changing lives with Street Soccer Scotland

Posted in: General News

FM announces additional funding to extend programme. Over half a million pounds of money from criminals is being used to provide football and work skills training for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable young people. First Minister Alex Salmond today announced a total of £600,000 additional funding to extend the Street Soccer (Scotland) Change programme to […]


Free Capacity Building Workshops

Posted in: Events

There are three free capacity building workshops for SME’s and Social Enterprises taking place at: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ. Details of these below. Click the links for further information on each workshop. Duties as an employer under the Health and Safety at Work Act Wednesday 4th June 2014 | […]


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. Where possible we will include opportunities that contain a Community Benefits approach. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the […]


Living Wage – Bill set to strengthen pay commitment

Posted in: General News

Scottish Government secures EU discussions to address minimum wage restrictions. Amendments to the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Bill that will further strengthen its commitment to the Living Wage are set to be discussed today (Tue) during the Bill’s final Parliamentary debate. The Government amendments will mean that companies bidding for relevant public contracts will have their willingness and […]


Over £2 million for third sector

Posted in: General News

Enterprising help for vulnerable people in Scotland. Enterprising third sector organisations will benefit from a further £2.1 million in grants to help them deliver services to vulnerable people in communities across Scotland. The cash, spread between 28 organisations, will be awarded through the Enterprise Ready Fund. Finance Secretary John Swinney and Welfare Minister Margaret Burgess […]


£2.1m CashBack funding for Scotland’s youth projects

Posted in: General News

25,000 young people set to benefit each year. The Scottish Government has today announced that more than £2 million is to be invested to create life-changing opportunities for vulnerable young people. The CashBack for Communities funding will be invested by national youth work agency, YouthLink Scotland, over the next three years in projects that will […]


Social Enterprise in Shetland is named Youth Employer of the Month

Posted in: General News

A Shetland business that helps young people get back on track has been named as our Youth Employer of the Month. The Shetland Community Bike Project was presented with the award for its role in providing employment and volunteering opportunities for young people facing barriers to work including mental health, drug or alcohol-related issues. Project […]