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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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Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 19 August 2020, 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
Helping you Bid Better; examine the ESPD question by question - WEBINAR
Tuesday 25 August 2020, 11.00am-12:30pm
This course will look at the questions within the ESPD document – to help you to understand what information is required.
3.1 Seeking feedback and improving your bid - WEBINAR
Wednesday 26 August 2020, 2.00-3:30pm
Learn how to make the most of your feedback at this workshop
3.3 Expanding Your Procurement Marketplace - WEBINAR
Thursday 27 August 2020, 9.30-11:00am
Join this webinar to discover how to grow your business by exploring new public sector markets via additional UK Government Portals – including the Sell2Wales, MOD Defence Contracts Bulletin & Contracts Finder portals
0.1 Introduction to Working with the Public Sector -WEBINAR
Tuesday 1 September 2020, 2.30-4:00pm
This Level 1 workshop is a first step to tendering for new or inexperienced bidders
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Meet the Buyer North 2020: Live Virtual Event
Wednesday 2 September 2020, 10.00am-4:00pm
SDP Event
Though a physical Meet the Buyer North event cannot take place in 2020, SDP invites suppliers to participate in a virtual event on 2 September.
2.1 Tender Procedures and the ESPD - WEBINAR
Thursday 3 September 2020, 1.00-2:30pm
Understand the various types of tender and examine the new ESPD at this Level 2 workshop
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