Talking Tenders with East Renfrewshire Council

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Tuesday 14 December 2021, 2:00-4:00pm

Partner Event

East Renfrewshire Council Employability Services is putting in place a new Training and Employability Framework, encompassing Employability Services to be made available to East Renfrewshire residents. 

The anticipated date for the appointment of providers to the Framework is April 2022, this Framework will be in place for a period of [four] years.

It is the Council’s aim is to raise awareness and inform local businesses of the opportunity this offers to grow their business and also to support them to understand the tender process to bid for the Framework. This webinar is aimed at providers of Training, Employability and Support Services from a wide range of sectors and disciplines are sought.

East Renfrewshire Council works with the Supplier Development Programme to support SMEs and remove barriers.


10:00am - Introduction from SDP

10:05am - Welcome from East Renfrewshire Council

  • Introduction to East Renfrewshire Council
  • Update on the Employability Support Services Framework

10:20am - SDP Aligned Tender Training

During this session, SDP's expert trainer will access this ERC tender opportunity to demonstrate:

  • How to find the contract notice in PCS
  • How to access the questions asked by the buyer
  • How to submit your response using the Scottish Governments online portals.

11:10am - Q&A

11:30am - Next steps / Session Closes

How to prepare for this event 

You can attend the webinar from the comfort of your own desk – the joining instructions and Cisco WebEx link are contained within the confirmation email received at time of booking, and also within the reminder emails. To prepare, you can access SDP's top tips on how to join a webinar, or alternatively please email if you have any further questions about the joining process.

Please feel free to join the webinar a few minutes before the start time.

Agenda for this event

2pm - Introduction from SDP

2:35pm - Welcome from East Renfrewshire Council

  • Introduction to East Renfrewshire Council
  • Overview of Employability support services Framework contract
  • Information on notice uploaded to PCS
  • Importance of registering on PCS / how to ?

3:15pm - Q&A

4pm - Next steps / Session Closes

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