2.4. Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability

Venue:Fife Enterprise Hub
First floor
1 Falkland Gate
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Wednesday 4 March 2020, 9.30am-12:30pm

GlenrothesSDP Event

Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement. As well as environmental issues it also includes social issues such as equality and diversity, and fair and ethical trading, plus economic issues including opportunities for SMEs and the third sector.

This workshop is particularly recommended for third sector organisations

Key topics:

What is sustainable procurement?
Procurement for supported businesses and the third sector
Community benefits
Living wage
Being a “Best practice employer”
Life cycle costing
Delivering “Added Value”
Corporate social responsibility

This event is suitable for you if:

You have a good understanding of public sector procurement (completed Level 1 or have equivalent experience)
 You want to understand how best to demonstrate community benefit in your bid

Registration from 9.00am

Your next workshop is–

3.1. Seeking feedback and improving your bid

Car Parking Instruction

For car parking up to 3 hours there are various car parks located within the town centre area for your use.  Parking over 3 hours at these car parks is not permitted so please use one of the long stay car parks located at:

Wetherspoons (Ctrl & Click to follow link)


Paul’s Fish and Chip Bar (Ctrl & Click to follow link)


Multi Storey Car Park (adjacent to Rothesay House/Rothes Halls)

Once in central Glenrothes, the Multi Storey Car Park is adjacent to the Rothes Halls/Rothesay House, Glenrothes and is well signposted.  There is a large, ground-level car park which is free for up to three hours' parking. The multi-storey car park next to this is open until 8.45pm Monday to Friday, and 6.45pm at weekends. You can park on the top floor of the multi-storey car park for £1 all day.

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