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If you’re a Scottish SME or third sector organisation interested in working with the public sector, we can help. We offer expert training, support and information to help you win work and grow your business. And best of all – it’s completely free.

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2.4 Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability
Monday 26 July 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement. This webinar will help you to fully understand community benefits and environmental issues
0.1. Introduction To Working With The Public Sector
Thursday 5 August 2021, 10.00-11:30am
This Level 1 (Beginner) workshop is a first step to tendering for new or inexperienced bidders
3.1. Seeking Feedback and Improving Your Bid
Wednesday 11 August 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Learn how to make the most of your feedback at this Level 3 (Advanced) workshop
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hub East Central Meet the Contractor
Thursday 12 August 2021, 2.00-3:30pm
Virtual Event Partner Event
Register for the hub East Central Scotland "Meet the Contractor" event with BAM and Robertson Construction, in partnership with the Supplier Development Programme.
1.1 Introduction to Tendering
Thursday 19 August 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
Begin to look at the tender process in detail at this Level 1 workshop
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 25 August 2021, 9.30am-12:00pm
Partner Event
Falkirk Council provides extensive support to local suppliers through Procurement Clinics. Local suppliers are invited to attend clinic appointments lasting 30 minutes
3.2 The Supplier’s Role in Contract Relationship Management
Wednesday 25 August 2021, 1.00-2:30pm
Webinar SDP Event
Ensure you manage your contracts correctly with the help of this Level 3 (Advanced) workshop
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