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Ready for Business October Newsletter

Posted in: General News

Please find this month’s latest e-newsletter from the team at Ready for Business! Subscribe to our newsletter here. News Dundee Employability Pipeline – Partners Sought The Wise Group is one of Scotland’s leading social enterprises, is developing a bid for Dundee City Council Employability Pipeline Services and are considering which partners to work with over […]


How to compete like a Big Brand without a Big Brand budget – Free Workshop

Posted in: Events

FREE CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOPS FOR GLASGOW SME’s & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES Tuesday 15th November | 2:00 – 4:00 hrs Download flyer. This workshop will help small businesses and social enterprises take their brand and marketing to the next level, enabling your organisation to achieve its objectives more quickly and more profitably. We will share the tools and […]


Partnership or procurement: a roundtable on collaboration across sectors

Posted in: General News

There are different types of collaboration across the public and private sectors, but relationships must be managed well to deliver the best public services “I know that some in the public sector are always a little bit reticent about private sector involvement. I think times are changing and we’re seeing more folk see private sector […]


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 […]


Advocacy Support for Looked After and Accomodated Children

Posted in: Events

Advocacy Support for Looked After and Accomodated Children – East, North and South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnerships The Partnership is interested in engaging with Providers who are able to respond to procurement in terms of best value including cost, quality and sustainability, but also to deliver community benefits. Interview discussions will be held […]


‘Together for Children in Aberdeen’ Services Pre Tender Event

Posted in: Events

Children’s Social Work Services in Aberdeen City Council would like to invite you to pre-tender provider event on 3 November 2016, 09:00-11:00. Marischal College (please report at the main reception).Watch Full Movie Streaming Online and Download The Council is due to tender for the ‘Together for Children in Aberdeen’ Services, covering intensive support for young […]


Dundee Employability Pipeline – Partners Sought

Posted in: General News

The Wise Group is one of Scotland’s leading social enterprises, transforming lives since 1983. We are currently developing a bid for Dundee City Council Employability Pipeline Services and we are considering which partners to work with over the two year contract between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2019. The Dundee Employability Pipeline is a […]


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 […]


FREE Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 5) Workshop

Posted in: Events

FREE CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR GLASGOW SME’s & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES (Limited Spaces) Location: GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ Date: Tuesday 8th November 2016, 9:00 – 16:30 hrs Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 5) Responsibilities and reporting Resuscitation/CPR Burns Assessment of the situation Anatomy Choking Dealing with an unresponsive casualty Minor injuries […]


FREE Project Management & Selling in a Tough Climate Workshops

Posted in: Events, Training

Project Management – A Practitioners Workshop Date / Time: Thursday 20th October 2016  | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs This workshop will focus on: Introduce attendees to different types of projects carried out in (R&D and Capital Investment Outline the methodologies and tools used in controlling and managing projects Host a workshop session to develop participants understanding, answer […]