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Scottish Government publish new EU procurement thresholds

Posted in: General News

Scottish Government publish new EU procurement thresholds. The new thresholds will take effect from 1st January 2016 and are expected to apply for a two year period. Once the forthcoming implementing regulations for the new EU Directives come into force, a further SPPN will be published detailing the applicable thresholds. Download the full procurement policy note […]


Scottish Prison Service Same Day Courier Contract Awarded to a Social Enterprise

Posted in: General News

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) delivers custodial and rehabilitation services to people convicted by the courts. SPS uses courier services to send priority mail and parcels from the prisons. Delivered Next Day Personally, a supported enterprise, submitted a tender for the Same Day Delivery Lot and won the tender to deliver the services. Download the full case study here (PDF). […]


Latest Tendering 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 […]


IT Disposal Service contract

Posted in: General News, Tenders

The Scottish Parliament is currently undertaking some market research to determine if there are any Supported Businesses who would be interested in bidding for a potential IT Disposal Service contract. Indications of the likely services are: Collection from potentially MSP Local Offices (located throughout Scotland), Holyrood Edinburgh and Livingston Must be able to provide a […]


Current and Future Tendering 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 […]