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Free Autism and Employment Workshop

Posted in: Events

There is a free capacity building workshop 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. Autism and Employment (PDF) Tuesday 9th June 2015 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs This workshop will focus on: Understanding the Autism Spectrum A Personal Perspective […]


Fund to strengthen communities

Posted in: General News

26 community-led organisations to receive investment for local regeneration. Enterprising community groups who are delivering economic and regeneration benefits to their areas by refurbishing disused buildings, developing renewable energy projects and creating jobs opportunities, will receive a share of an additional £668,000 investment. A boost to the Strengthening Communities Programme (SCP) will see an extra […]


Current and Future Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some future contract and 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 […]


FM sets out Scottish partnership for growth

Posted in: General News

Major firms give their backing to Scottish Business Pledge. The Scottish Government will promote the interests of business at every opportunity said the First Minister today as she launched the Scottish Business Pledge – Scotland’s new social and economic partnership for growth – and highlighted Scotland’s distinctive approach to taking on the productivity challenge. Speaking […]


Current and Future Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some future contract and 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 […]


Free Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 5) Workshop

Posted in: Events

There is a free capacity building workshop 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. Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 5) (PDF) Thursday 4th June 2015 | 9:00 – 16:30 hrs Responsibilities and reporting Resuscitation/CPR Burns Assessment of the situation […]


New case study – Westbank Enterprises – Co-production of a service

Posted in: General News

Perth and Kinross Council transformed its plant nursery into a Social Firm providing employability opportunities to vulnerable clients of PKC’s Youth Justice, Mental Health and Learning Disability teams through coproduction with the Shaw Trust using the PSP model. Background In 2010 Perth and Kinross Council’s (PKC) Housing & Community Care Department undertook a review of its employability […]


Current and Future 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 Project Management Workshop

Posted in: Events

There is a free capacity building workshop 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. Project Management – Delivering Planned Objectives (PDF) Tuesday 26th May 2015 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs Project definition – A look at what the definition of […]


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 […]