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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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Stirling Council Community Wealth Building: Supplier Event
Tuesday 12 July 2022, 10.00am-1:00pm
Stirling Partner Event
Join Stirling Council and the Supplier Development Programme for an in-person supplier engagement event on Community Wealth Building!
1.4 Planning Your Bid – Time and Resources
Wednesday 13 July 2022, 2.00-3:00pm
The biggest learning curve in tendering is understanding the time, energy and resources that go into creating a winning bid. This webinar will walk you through the steps of how to plan and manage your bid, making it as stress free as possible.
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Open Supplier Meeting for the Civil Engineering Framework (Scotland)
Thursday 14 July 2022, 2.30-4:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
The Scottish Government has arranged an Open Supplier Meeting for contractors (Tier 1, Tier 2 , Tier 3, SMEs, etc.) interested in being a Framework Supplier or being part of the supply chain for subsequent civil engineering projects.
Fife & Tayside Procurement Surgery
Tuesday 19 July 2022, 9.00am-1:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
To engage with local businesses, Procurement and Economic Development Staff in Angus, Dundee City, Fife and Perth & Kinross Councils will be available for one-to-one meetings at this Procurement Surgery.
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Talking Tenders with Social Security Scotland
Tuesday 19 July 2022, 3.30-4:30pm
Webinar Partner Event
Please join us to hear from colleagues within Social Security Scotland, as we discuss an upcoming contract for catering services in both Scottish offices. This Talking Tenders will be of particular interest to those classed as a Supported Business or a Social Enterprise.
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Talking Tenders with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Wednesday 20 July 2022, 10.00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is looking to engage a wider range of suppliers to tender for its future contracts and be part of its supply chain. Join this webinar to find out how your business can do business with NHSGGC, as well as the free support available through the Supplier Development Programme that can help you tender more successfully.
Quick Quotes made easy
Tuesday 26 July 2022, 2.00-3:30pm
Quick Quote is an online quotation facility within Public Contracts Scotland (PCS), that enables buyers to request competitive quotes electronically for low value purchases. Join our webinar to find how you can increase your chances of being invited to Quote.
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