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An Introduction to PR – Glasgow Recycling and Renewal Energy Centre (GRREC)

Posted in: Training

FREE CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR GLASGOW BASED SME’s & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre I 425 Polmadie Road I Glasgow I G42 0PJ Thursday 16th March 2017 I 2:00 pm– 4:00pm Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor is Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner. Working with 96% of Scottish […]


Scottish Government Procurement Strategy

Posted in: General News

We have published our procurement strategy for 2017 to 2019. Ainslie McLaughlin, Director for Procurement and Commercial, says: “I am pleased to announce that we published our procurement strategy on 29 December. The public sector spends around £11 billion a year buying goods and services. The strategy sets out the Scottish Government’s plans for its […]


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 […]


Introductory Business Planning Workshop

Posted in: Events

When & Where: Wednesday 22nd February 2017 (9.30am to 4.00pm) BRAG Enterprises, Crosshill Business Centre, Main Street, Crosshill, Lochgelly, KY5 8BJ Cost Free of charge for members/staff of third sector organisations If an organisation doesn’t know where it’s going, then the chances are it will probably end up somewhere else. This introductory business planning workshop […]


New Case Study – Home-Start Aberdeenshire Consortium

Posted in: General News

A new case study has been published on the Home-Start Aberdeenshire Consortium. Aberdeenshire Council wanted to streamline its services for children and families and started a competitive process for Local Authority-wide services for families with children under 5 years. Five Home-Start organisations active in Aberdeenshire collaborated to tender and win the competitive contract. Background There are five Home-Start organisations active in Aberdeenshire. […]