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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
Tuesday 20 April 2021, 10.00-11:30am
Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement. This webinar will help you to fully understand community benefits and environmental issues
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1.2 Using PCS and PCS-Tender - Scottish Borders Council: Subcontracting Services Framework Agreement
Tuesday 20 April 2021, 3.30-5:30pm
Webinar Partner Event
Learn how to bid for the upcoming Subcontracting Services Framework Agreement with Scottish Borders Council.
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 21 April 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
0.1. Introduction To Working With The Public Sector
Wednesday 21 April 2021, 11.00am-12:30pm
This Level 1 (Beginner) workshop is a first step to tendering for new or inexperienced bidders
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1.2 Using PCS & PCS-T - Early Learning & Childcare Funded Entitlement - Scottish Borders Council
Thursday 22 April 2021, 6.30-8:30pm
Webinar SDP Event
This training will provide guidance on bidding for Scottish Borders Council's upcoming Early Learning & Childcare Funded Entitlement tender.
3.2 The Supplier’s role in Contract Relationship Management - WEBINAR
Tuesday 27 April 2021, 2.00-3:30pm
Winning a tender is just the beginning
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Ayrshire Virtual Meet the Buyer Event
Wednesday 28 April 2021, 9.30am-2:30pm
Virtual Event Partner Event
Register for the Ayrshire Meet the Buyer event with East Ayrshire Council, North Ayrshire Council, and South Ayrshire Council, in partnership with the Supplier Development Programme.
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