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Posted in: General News

The team at Ready for Business would like to wish you a Happy New Year! Sign up to receive this bulletin directly to your inbox. News Changes to the public procurement rules in Scotland An overview of the latest changes to the public procurement rules in Scotland can be viewed here and here. Updates on […]


Free Managing Stress in the Workplace Seminar

Posted in: Events

Fraser Auld Associate – Employment at Lindsay’s will take you though managing Stress in the workplace seiminar from Mclaughlin & Harvey Construction Limited . Event to be held at the following time, date and location: Friday, 29 January 2016 from 10:00 to 12:00 (GMT) Glasgow Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena Old Dumbarton Road G3 8RD […]


£254 million boost to Aberdeen

Posted in: General News

Scottish Government to go beyond City Deal agreement. The Scottish Government will invest, over the same 5-10 year time span as the City Region deal, an additional £254 million in the North East’s infrastructure, Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities Keith Brown announced today. The funding, is in addition to the Scottish Government’s commitment […]


Tendering Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: General News

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 […]


Taking Food Waste Off the Menu – Free Seminar

Posted in: Events

There is a FREE capacity building workshop coming up for SMEs and Social Enterprises next month taking place at: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ. Details below, click the link below for the flyer (PDF). Registrations details are also below. Taking Food Waste Off The Menu Thursday 9th February 2016 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs […]


Care and Support to Adults, Older People and Children

Posted in: General News

West Dunbartonshire Council wishes to engage with providers who are registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide care and support (including personal care) to Adults, Older People and Children (as identified by the Council/Health and Social Care Partnership) as requiring assistance in their own home within the Council area. The purpose of this notice is […]


Proposed Adult Mental Health Services Public Social Partnership

Posted in: Events

As part of a review of East Renfrewshire Councils Adult Mental Health Service the Council’s Health and Social Care Partnership is preparing to conduct a Public Social partnership (PSP) to develop a re-shaped Community-based Adult mental ill-Health service based on the principals of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, SDS and social prescribing. It will also […]


First Scottish Procurement Policy Note of 2016 Published

Posted in: General News

Update from Scottish Government on the implementation of the provisions of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and the European Single Procurement Document Purpose. This note tells you about changes to the rules on public procurement in Scotland arising from: The Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2016 The […]


Argyll & Bute Council holding a series of procurement surgeries

Posted in: Events

Argyll and Bute Council is doing its best to keep local contractors informed of opportunities available to them when tendering for contracts for council services. The council already awards a greater percentage of work to local suppliers than the average for Scottish local authorities.  Last year 34% of council contracts were awarded to suppliers in […]


Free Seminar on Construction Waste Management

Posted in: Events

Date: Friday, 22 January 2016 from 10:00 to 12:00 hrs Venue: Glasgow Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena Old Dumbarton Road G3 8RD Glasgow United Kingdom There are many important economic, environmental and legislative reasons for reducing waste and making the best use of materials that might otherwise go to landfill. These apply to every aspect […]