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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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Sustainable Urban Regeneration in Aberdeen City and Shire: Plans, Opportunities, Challenges
Tuesday 7 July 2020, 9.30-11:00am
Webinar External Event
This event, hosted by the Supply Chain Sustainability School, is aimed at anyone in the construction supply chain including contractors, materials suppliers, project managers and procurement and sustainability professionals.
3.1 Seeking feedback and improving your bid - WEBINAR
Tuesday 7 July 2020, 10.00-11:30am
Learn how to make the most of your feedback at this workshop
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Talking Tenders - Doing Business with Defence
Tuesday 14 July 2020, 10.30-11:30am
Don’t dismiss this live webinar to find out how your company can work with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) - which buys a huge range of goods, works and services.
0.1 Introduction to Working with the Public Sector -WEBINAR
Wednesday 15 July 2020, 2.00-3:30pm
This Level 1 workshop is a first step to tendering for new or inexperienced bidders
1.1 Introduction to Tendering - WEBINAR
Tuesday 21 July 2020, 11.00am-12:30pm
Begin to look at the tender process in detail at this Level 1 workshop
Falkirk Council
Falkirk Council Procurement Clinics
Wednesday 22 July 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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1.2 Using PCS & PCS-Tender - Counselling in Schools
Thursday 23 July 2020, 10.00am-12:00pm
Are you a provider of Counselling Services (Children and Young People)? Join SDP's free training webinar and prepare for an upcoming tender opportunity with Tayside Procurement Consortium to supply counselling in schools services to Angus, Dundee City and Perth and Kinross Councils.
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