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Supported Business Open Day at RSBi Blindcraft

Posted in: Events, General News

At the recent Scottish Government Heads of Procurement event in Edinburgh, the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities, Keith Brown, asked if the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) could co-ordinate a series of open days with a number of Scottish Supported Businesses.  We are pleased to announce that the first Supported Business Open […]


UN pledges support for Professional Procurement Licence

Posted in: General News

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has pledged its support for the creation of a professional procurement licence, as advocated by CIPS. The endorsement is set to be revealed at the CIPS Pan African Conference today in Johannesburg, South Africa. The intention behind the licensing initiative is to ensure procurement processes are carried out by […]


Current and Future Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some selected  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 […]


Re-use and Repair Business Development Support Fund

Posted in: General News

Zero Waste Scotland has announced funding to support growth in re-use and repair through collaborative working. The Re-use and Repair Business Development Support Fund is designed to support new business activities for third sector and private sector re-use and repair businesses and local authorities to test new areas of collaborative working, see more. Organisations interested […]


Current and Future Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some selected  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 […]


New Dundee bus service is good to go

Posted in: General News

Evening Telegraph, Lindsey Hamilton  Transport for the elderly in Dundee has stepped up a gear — with a new bus service helping people get from A to B. In its first week of operation, more than 100 people have used the new Good to Go Bus and many more are joining up to the free service […]


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 […]


The 2015/16 GO Awards are open for entry!

Posted in: General News

Now in their eighth year, the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland provide public, private and third sector organisations with a platform to promote and share their best practice initiatives. The GO Awards Scotland 2015/16 are FREE to enter and all GO Awards submissions must have a start date between February 2013 […]


Integrated Employabilty Service – Bidder Event

Posted in: Events

A bidder event is being held on Tuesday 14th July 2015 from 10.00 to 12:00 noon at:- The Jury’s Inn 43 Jeffrey St, Edinburgh EH1 1DH This is part of the Council’s commitment to an “intensive approach to pre Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Employability Pipeline”. An agenda will be issued once interested […]


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 […]