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1.1 Working with the Public Sector - All You Need to Know
Tuesday 27 February 2024, 10.30am-12:00pm
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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South Lanarkshire Council - Cenefits Supplier Engagement Session
Wednesday 28 February 2024, 10.30-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
Join us to hear an overview of the Cenefits online software system, which SLC is adopting to simplify and enhance the recording, monitoring and reporting on Community Benefits realised in all relevant Council contracts over £50k.
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Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS) - the consortium model of bidding for bigger contracts.
Thursday 29 February 2024, 2.00-3:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
This is an awareness-raising webinar for businesses interested in tendering for bigger contracts in collaboration with other businesses
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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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