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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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Scottish Islands Deal - Supply Chain engagement.
Tuesday 5 March 2024, 2.00-3:30pm
Webinar Partner Event
Growth Deals are agreements between the UK Government, the Scottish Government and local Councils designed to bring about long-term strategic approaches to improving regional economics. The aim of these collaborations is to drive inclusive economic growth.
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RJ McLeod - Meet the Contactor
Wednesday 6 March 2024, 10.30am-12:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
During this webinar RJ McLeod will introduce you and interested suppliers to the Site Team who are responsible for purchasing.
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Dundee City Council - Home to School Transport (Taxis and Wheelchair Accessible vehicles)
Thursday 7 March 2024, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
Are you a interested in working with Dundee City Council, if yes, please join us as we discuss an upcoming contract opportunity for the Home to School Transport
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1.2 Using Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) – How to Find and Bid for Opportunities
Thursday 7 March 2024, 2.00-3:30pm
Join this webinar to learn everything you need to know about Public Contracts Scotland, the national public sector tender portal for Scotland.
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Talking Tender Webinar - Stirling Council tender for a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Schools and Other Transport (Taxi and Private Hire)
Tuesday 12 March 2024, 10.30am-12:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
Are you a licenced taxi operator interested in working with Stirling Council, if yes, please join us as we discuss an upcoming contract opportunity for Schools and Other Transport.
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Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) Innovation Notices and Guidance
Wednesday 13 March 2024, 1.00-2:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
Scottish Government has added new functionality to Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) titled - Preliminary Market Consultation notice, Pre-commercial Procurement notice and Pre-commercial procurement Award notices. In addition to a Supplier Collaboration tool and a Research register
1.3 Getting Your Business Tender Ready - The Checklist
Thursday 14 March 2024, 1.30-3:00pm
Knowing what your business needs to have in place before you start tendering is the foundation to success. This webinar will provide you with an easy to use checklist and description of all the policies, processes and evidence you need to have ready before you bid on an opportunity.
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