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Benefiting from 2014 Legacy

Posted in: General News

£550,100 awarded to local sports groups More than £500,000 of grant funding has been awarded to a range of organisations as part of the legacy of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health, Jamie Hepburn, announced the awards during a visit with one of the successful organisations, Ardenglen Housing […]


Carbon Footprint Seminar

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Date: 16.01.15 Where: Kelvin Hall, Glasgow Time: 10.00–12.30 The seminar aims to provide a greater understanding of the carbon footprint concept and the importance of the greenhouse gases emissions inventory associated to different activities. The focus will be put primarily on measuring and reporting methods applicable to the construction industry. Seminar Outline: Carbon Footprint – What’s that? GHG emissions vs Climate […]


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 each other or 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 […]


Business Breakfast Invitation

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Free Capacity Building Workshops

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There are two 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. Employment Law for Small Businesses – Key Issues Tuesday 27th January 2015 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs […]


Tender Opportunities

Posted in: General News

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 each other or 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 […]


Ready for Business Newsletter

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This is already the last e-newsletter from the team at Ready for Business for 2014. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! News SDS Innovation Fund announced The Scottish Government has announced Innovation Funding for SDS Providers, who are invited to bid for three year funding to develop and improve SDS […]


Second Edinburgh Hospital Project Receives Major Grant

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Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation commit over £1 million to the REH Campus The trustees of the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation have today (03 December 2014) announced a grant of £1 million towards a major development project at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital. The money will be mainly directed on the complete renovation and refurbishment 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 each other or 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 […]