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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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2.1 Passing the Selection Stage – The Single Procurement Document (SPD)
Wednesday 17 August 2022, 11.00am-12:00pm
During this webinar we take an in-depth look at the Single Procurement Document (SPD), which was formerly known as the ESPD and PQQ. Attend this course to gain tips and hints that will help you ace this first step and move forward in the bidding process.
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Talking Tenders with SPA
Thursday 18 August 2022, 10.30-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
SPA is hosting this webinar to raise awareness of its upcoming framework opportunity. Join this webinar to find out more about SPA's new Construction Consultancy Framework (CS1).
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Talking Tenders with South Lanarkshire Council
Tuesday 23 August 2022, 10.30am-12:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
South Lanarkshire Council is seeking suppliers who can provide Enhanced Aftercare for care experienced young people. Join this Talking Tenders webinar to find out how your business could get involved.
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Talking Tenders with Scotland Excel: Property, Maintenance and Refurbishment Framework
Tuesday 23 August 2022, 2.30-4:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
The Supplier Development Programme, in partnership with Scotland Excel, is hosting sessions to help local businesses gain a better understanding of how to bid for its Property, Maintenance and Refurbishment Framework which will operate across Scotland's 32 local authorities.
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Talking Tenders with Aberdeenshire Council
Thursday 25 August 2022, 5.00-6:30pm
Webinar Partner Event
Could your business provide Fabrication and Blacksmith services to Aberdeenshire Council? Join this webinar to find out more.
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Talking Tenders with Aberdeenshire Council
Wednesday 31 August 2022, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
Join this webinar to find out how your business could work with Aberdeenshire Council.
1.1 Working with the Public Sector - All You Need to Know
Thursday 1 September 2022, 2.00-3:00pm
New to bidding, tendering and procurement? Join this introductory course to gain a comprehensive overview of the public sector marketplace in Scotland and beyond.
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