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Ready for Business – March Newsletter

Posted in: General News

Please find below the latest e-newsletter from the team at Ready for Business. News Cabinet Secretary Alex Neil MSP describes Scottish Government support for third sector involvement in commissioning and procurement and the PSP model. On Thursday 26th March Ready for Business hosted a Stakeholder Engagement Event in Edinburgh, which attracted over 80 delegates, mostly […]


Stakeholder Engagement Event Podcast and Presentations

Posted in: Events

If you missed the recent Ready for Business Stakeholder Engagement Event in Edinburgh you can download the audio below. Podcast For convenience the podcast has been split into segments for the speakers. All files are MP3’s 1. Welcome and Overview of the Event – Gerry Higgins 2. Procurement Reform – What’s coming next? – Pauline Graham 3. […]


Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

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 […]


Haven Enterprises opens new state-of-the-art facility in Larbert

Posted in: General News

Mr John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy, opened Haven’s new Larbert Facility this week. On Tuesday 24th March, Haven Enterprises celebrated the opening of its new 53,000 square foot premises, housing four social enterprises in which 70 people are employed. The official opening was conducted by Deputy First […]


Stakeholder Engagement Event Presentations

Posted in: Events

The presentations from the Ready for Business Stakeholder Engagement Event are now available for viewing online. Download and view the presentations by clicking this link (PDF file).


Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

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 […]


Free Capacity Building Workshops

Posted in: Events

There are free capacity building workshops for SME’s and Social Enterprises taking place at: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ. Details below, click the link for further information. Health & Safety – Risk Assessments for Small Businesses (PDF) Tuesday 24th March 2015 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs This workshop will focus on: Health & […]


Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

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 […]


Free H&S Risk Assessment Workshop

Posted in: Events

There is a free capacity building workshops for SME’s and Social Enterprises taking place at: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ. Details below, click the link for further information. Health & Safety – Risk Assessments for Small Businesses (PDF) Tuesday 24th March 2015 I 10:00 – 12:00 hrs This workshop will focus on: […]


Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

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 […]