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1.2 Using PCS & PCS-tender for SLC Early Learning and Childcare Services
Thursday 13 August 2020, 4.30-6:30pm
Webinar SDP Event
This course is ideal for Early Learning and Childcare Services contractors preparing to bid for South Lanarkshire Council’s Early Learning and Childcare Services tender opportunity. Attending this training session will ensure that you’re familiar and comfortable using the PCS and PCS-tender portals.
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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
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Helping you Bid Better; examine the ESPD question by question - WEBINAR
Tuesday 25 August 2020, 11.00am-12:30pm
Webinar
This course will look at the questions within the ESPD document – to help you to understand what information is required.
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3.1 Seeking feedback and improving your bid - WEBINAR
Wednesday 26 August 2020, 2.00-3:30pm
Webinar
Learn how to make the most of your feedback at this workshop
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3.3 Expanding Your Procurement Marketplace - WEBINAR
Thursday 27 August 2020, 9.30-11:00am
Webinar
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
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0.1 Introduction to Working with the Public Sector -WEBINAR
Tuesday 1 September 2020, 2.30-4:00pm
Webinar
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.
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