SDP Scotland and COVID-19 Information
15 May 2020: Learn about how SDP Scotland is working with membership organisations and public sector partners to provide tender training to Scottish SMEs, third sector and supported businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
Supplier Relief: What’s been your experience?
7 May 2020: With the support of the Scottish Government, the Supplier Development Programme is keen to gather suppliers’ views in a survey on the effects of Supplier Relief.
Supplier Development Programme Announces Virtual Meet the Buyer Activities
19 May 2020: The Supplier Development Programme has announced that a virtual interactive event will be held on 2 June 2020 that will focus on suppliers engaging with a range of public sector buyers through a “Twitter Takeover,” supported by two free SDP tender training webinars.
PCS - scheduled downtime 22 May 2020 to 25 May 2020
18 May 2020: To run essential maintenance on the infrastructure behind the PCS website, there is scheduled downtime between 22nd May to 25th May 2020. Please ensure you give yourself plenty of time if preparing to submit a bid.
Talking Tenders with the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA)
11 May 2020: The Supplier Development Programme has scheduled the first ever webinar on “Talking Tenders with the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA)” on 19 May. The SPA is keen to engage with as many companies as possible throughout Scotland, particularly SMEs and supported businesses, as part of crucial development of its frameworks.
Supplier Opportunity with CCS: Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Solutions
8 May 2020: The Supplier Development Programme is working in partnership with CCS to promote a unique opportunity to win a place on a UK-wide DPS on vehicle charging infrastructure within Scotland and the rest of the UK.
Angus Council Procurement Announces Supplier Relief During COVID-19
4 May 2020: Support for key suppliers and grant-supported providers during COVID-19 has been announced by Angus Council.
Adamsons Drinks Takes a Shot at Tendering
27 Apr 2020: With support from Business Gateway Fife’s Expert Help Programme, staff accessed free tender training through the Supplier Development Programme (SDP) in 2018 and 2019. In April 2020, Adamsons Drinks won its first ever contract: a place on a Scotland Excel framework.
Putting digital skills to work for the future: a blog by Gillian Cameron, SDP Programme Manager
23 Apr 2020: The Supplier Development Programme Manager, Gillian Cameron, discusses how the Contracts Register can help Scottish SMEs, third sector and supported businesses look towards recovery and build a future business opportunity pipeline.
Scottish Government Extends Telephony Services DPS: Are you tender ready?
22 Apr 2020: Scottish Government Procurement has extended the duration of its Telephony Services Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) by 18 months, and now is the time for suppliers to get "tender ready" to apply.
New Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) - Coronavirus (COVID-19): making best use of procurement resources during COVID-19 outbreak
16 Apr 2020: The Scottish Government has issued a new Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and making best use of procurement resources during COVID-19 outbreak.
Business Support from Business Gateway
15 Apr 2020: Business Gateway is releasing webinars across Scotland to help businesses through COVID-19 through daytime, evening and weekend webinars.
New Construction Policy Note (CPN) - Coronavirus (COVID-19): impact on construction contracts
14 Apr 2020: The Scottish Government has issued a new Construction Policy Note (CPN) on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact on construction contracts.
Can your business produce testing kits and services for Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
7 Apr 2020: Learn more about what to do and how to register your business information with the UK Government if you can produce testing kits and services, including producing PPE for laboratories, relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Live tendering and furloughing staff through the coronavirus job retention scheme
6 Apr 2020: This blog aims to offer expert advice on public sector tendering and answer related questions on options for SMEs and supported businesses while staff are furloughed in Scotland.
Supplier Development Programme postpones Meet the Buyer event to 2021 with partners Scottish Government and Scotland Excel
2 Apr 2020: The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has postponed the 12th annual Meet the Buyer event until next year due to disruption caused by the coronavirus. The new date has been announced as Tuesday, 8 June 2021 at the EICC.
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport Joins Supplier Development Programme
1 Apr 2020: The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has welcomed Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) as an affiliate member on 1 April 2020.
New Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) - Coronavirus (COVID-19): supplier relief
30 Mar 2020: The Scottish Government has issued a new Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and supplier relief.
Carry on and keep tendering: a blog by Gillian Cameron, SDP Programme Manager
25 Mar 2020: The Supplier Development Programme Manager, Gillian Cameron, shares her take on how to carry on and keep tendering in this blog.
New Scottish Procurement Policy Note on Coronavirus - procurement regulations during outbreak issued
23 Mar 2020: The Scottish Government has issued a new Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) regarding on Coronavirus - procurement regulations during outbreak.
COVID-19 Scottish Business Support Summary
23 Mar 2020: In partnership with SLAED, the Supplier Development Programme has published a summary of all wider Covid-19 support from EU, UK & Scottish Government.
SDP offers free webinar training on Scottish Cyber Assessment Service (SCAS)
23 Mar 2020: The Supplier Development Programme invites both suppliers and buyers to be among the first to be trained on the Scottish Cyber Assessment Service (SCAS) on Wednesday, 8 April by participating in webinars from the comfort of your own desk.
A buyer’s perspective on the public sector, as impacted by the coronavirus
18 Mar 2020: Kenny Govan, Senior Procurement Officer at Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), wrote a guest blog for the Supplier Development Programme for the month of March 2020.
Lanarkshire’s Meet the "Real" Buyer Cancelled
17 Mar 2020: Lanarkshire's Meet the "Real" Buyer event, due to take place on 24 March, is now cancelled with the aim of rescheduling this event in the future.
SDP Training Available via Webinar
16 Mar 2020: Learn more about how to access free digital SDP training via webinar.
SDP Scotland's Events and COVID-19
12 Mar 2020: In line with official advice, SDP has suspended all face-to-face training due to COVID-19. Tender training continues to be delivered via webinar to Scottish SMEs and supported businesses.
SDP encourages SMEs to participate in Scottish Government survey on provision of cyber security systems
11 Mar 2020: The Scottish Government has released an online survey for public sector buyers regarding the future of provision of cyber security through its DPS (Dynamic Purchasing System). SMEs and supported businesses are encouraged to participate in the survey by the Supplier Development Programme.
Stirling Council is hosting a Local Supplier Forum
5 Mar 2020: Stirling Council is hosting a series of Local Supplier Forums. These meetings are designed to give both existing suppliers and new suppliers the opportunity to discuss relevant topics with procurement staff and to enable suppliers to provide feedback to Stirling Council on issues that are important to them.
Public Contracts Scotland website update released
5 Mar 2020: Public Conracts Scotland (PCS) have released the first of a series of updates and improvements to the PublicContractsScotland.gov.uk website, designed to improve the user experience and access on mobiles/tablets.
Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) Look and Feel to be Updated
27 Feb 2020: PCS are planning to improve the look and feel of your PublicContractsScotland.gov.uk website. The changes will offer you an enhanced experience contained within an updated and modern looking website, with fresh and more user friendly options for both buyer and supplier users. PCS plan to upgrade some of the pages on 27th February 2020 and you will see gradual and further improvements made to the site over time. PCS will let you know when these further improvements are being implemented.
Everything Scottish Suppliers need to know about TALGO UK's Upcoming Supplier Event
12 Feb 2020: TALGO is holding a supplier day in Chesterfield, England on 5 May 2020. Scottish Enterprise, a member of the Supplier Development Programme, is working to bring information to Scottish-based suppliers on this upcoming events, and potential upcoming supplier events.
Supply Chain Events for NNG Offshore Wind Farm Hosted Across Scotland
11 Feb 2020: EDF Renewables UK and ESB, joint owners and developers of the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, are hosting a series of supply chain events across Scotland to showcase how more Scottish companies can help support the successful delivery of the wind farm project.
New Scottish Procurement Policy Note on Cyber Security for Public Sector issued
10 Feb 2020: The Scottish Government has issued a new Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN) regarding the publication of a note on cyber security for public sector suppliers.
Supplier Development Programme Helps Support Local Moray Businesses
7 Feb 2020: Working alongside Moray Council, the Supplier Development Programme (SDP), held the first of two training workshops aimed at improving local business access to the tender process last month.
SDP Scotland Publishes Meet the Buyer 2019 Report
6 Feb 2020: The Supplier Development Programme has published a Report on Meet the Buyer 2019. Meet the Buyer 2019 was held on 13 November 2019 at Hampden Park, Glasgow. Headline partners included the Scottish Government and Scotland Excel.
Supplier Development Programme champions update to PCS Supplier Finder Profile
28 Jan 2020: Public Contracts Scotland, the Scottish Government's official national portal for public sector contract opportunities, has updated options on the Supplier Finder Profile from what was previously a "public" or "private" button to an option for suppliers to "publish" and "unpublish" their profiles. This minor change, which provides increased clarity for all public sector suppliers, is a direct result of feedback from suppliers through the Supplier Development Programme.
Supplier Development Programme welcomes inclusion in Scottish Government Economic Action Plan
22 Jan 2020: The Supplier Development Programme welcomes the inclusion of our training and support services in the 2019-20 Economic Action Plan released by the Scottish Government.
PCS Scheduled Downtime on the 25th January 2020
17 Jan 2020
Review Body information contained within a Contract Notice
17 Jan 2020: You may have noticed a recent change in Contract adverts on Public Contracts Scotland, where the name and address of the Buyer at the start of the advert is followed by a section advising the name and address of the “Review Body”.
PCS Scheduled Downtime on the14th January 2020
13 Jan 2020
Wheatley Group Joins Supplier Development Programme
13 Jan 2020: The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has welcomed Wheatley Group as its first Housing Association member.
Moray Council Launches Free Tender Training for Local Businesses with Supplier Development Programme
23 Dec 2019: Following the official launch of Moray Council as a full member of the Supplier Development Programme, two face-to-face training courses are planned in Elgin for the New Year.
Supplier Development Programme provides tender training for Police Scotland "Deceased Persons" contract in Highlands and Islands
6 Dec 2019: The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) is working with the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) to hold free training for potential suppliers on the Public Contracts Scotland Tender website, the national eTendering system, which is centrally funded by the Scottish Government.
New Procurement Policy Note Issued by UK Government on new procurement threshold levels that apply from 1 January 2020
6 Dec 2019: The UK Government has issued a new procurement policy note on new procurement threshold levels that apply from 1 January 2020.
The Supplier Development Programme sponsored the Rural Family Business of the Year Category at The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards 2019
5 Dec 2019: The Supplier Development Programme sponsored the Rural Family Business Category at The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards held at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow on Wednesday, 4 December 2019.
Happy Holidays from the Supplier Development Programme
1 Dec 2019: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Supplier Development Programme!
SPA Seeks SMEs for WH2 Dynamic Purchasing System
20 Nov 2019: Construction procurement specialist Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) is seeking suppliers to carry out refurbishment and improvement works on housing stock held by local authorities and housing associations.
SDP provides tender training for Police Scotland "Deceased Persons" contract
20 Nov 2019: The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) and Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) are shortly to release a tender for a Framework for the Uplift and Transportation of Deceased Persons. To support the engagement of SMEs in bidding for this framework opportunity, the Supplier Development Programme is providing three free tender training sessions in Inverness, Glasgow and Perth.
Spotlight on Skanska: Meet the Buyer Event
15 Nov 2019: The Supplier Development Programme is working with Skanska to promote a Supplier Engagement Event at Heriot-Watt University on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 to connect with Scottish-based SMEs and supported businesses, as well as the wider business base of suppliers.
Market Engagement Days with Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University
7 Nov 2019: Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University are holding four Market Engagement Days to connect with potential suppliers for two upcoming Framework opportunities in Minor Works Services and Professional Estates Services.
The Scottish Procurement Alliance Joins Supplier Development Programme
5 Nov 2019: The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has welcomed the Scottish Procurement Alliance as an affiliate member in 2019. The Scottish Procurement Alliance will now be able to utilise the Supplier Development Programme to alert the market of upcoming contract and framework opportunities to more than 14,500 registered micro, small, medium and supported businesses.
Will you help Skanska Build for a Better Society?
4 Nov 2019: To connect with Scottish-based SMEs and supported businesses, as well as the wider business base of suppliers, Skanska is holding a Supplier Engagement Event at Heriot-Watt University on Wednesday, 20 November 2019.
Public Contracts Scotland - Your Company Profile CPV code change
1 Nov 2019: Public Contract Scotland (PCS) has changed the commodity coding structure used to set up company profiles (which triggers e-mail alerts about notices relevant to your business).
Record Numbers Sign Up for Meet the Buyer 2019
28 Oct 2019: The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) will hold the 11th annual Meet the Buyer event on Wednesday, 13 November at Hampden National Park Stadium, Glasgow. Confirmed headline partners include Scottish Government and Scotland Excel. More than 2,500 suppliers have registered to attend Meet the Buyer to date. There are more than 65 exhibition stalls with 71 public sector buyers and business support services represented.
Suppliers urged to seek work for Scotland’s biggest wind farm
17 Oct 2019: SSE Renewables has announced three local Seagreen Meet the Buyer events on 5, 6 and 7 November in Inverness, Aberdeen and Dundee respectively. These events aim to enable local companies to learn more about the opportunities on offer, and meet the Seagreen team and its principal contractors.
New Framework Agreement Opportunity for Suppliers with Scottish Forestry
16 Oct 2019: Scottish Forestry is looking to award a multi supplier, multi Lot framework agreement for Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys Scotland, and is working with the Supplier Development Programme to provide training on PCS for this opportunity.
Moray Council Launch of Supplier Development Programme
11 Oct 2019: Moray Council is open for business and wishes to support SMEs to tender for public sector work with the Council and surrounding areas. On Thursday, 3 October 2019, local businesses gathered at Horizon Scotland in Forres to learn more about the Supplier Development Programme as it was officially launched by Moray Council.
Changes are coming to your PCS Company Profile
23 Sep 2019: To improve the e-mail alert service, Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) is changing the commodity coding structure that you use to set up your company profile (which triggers e-mail alerts about notices relevant to your business).
Meet the Buyer North 2019 Resources and Information
20 Sep 2019: Meet the Buyer North 2019 was held on 4 September at Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Out of the record 1,100+ suppliers that registered to attend, more than 560 gathered to interact with 35 exhibition stalls, representing 41 public sector buyers and business support services.
Celebrating Excellence in Public Procurement
17 Sep 2019: The Supplier Development Programme is proud to announce that we have been honoured as a finalist in the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 Scotland for the category “Team of the Year.”
International Opportunity: Region Stockholm’s Extended Metro Supplier Day
12 Sep 2019: The Supplier Development Programme is raising the profile of an international supplier day in Stockholm, Sweden, in conjunction with Scottish Enterprise.
Living Wage Scotland Awards 2019
6 Sep 2019: The Living Wage Scotland Awards 2019 are still open for applications!
Media Release: Record Numbers Sign Up for Meet the Buyer North 2019
4 Sep 2019: More than 1,100 suppliers have registered to attend Meet the Buyer North. There are 35 exhibition stalls with 41 public sector buyers and business support services represented.
Early Learning Expansion 2020 – Meet the Buyer with Heron Bros.
23 Aug 2019: Heron Bros has been awarded the contract to deliver East Renfrewshire Council’s Early Learning Expansion 2020 which is a five-project framework.
Public Contracts Scotland Scheduled Downtime
15 Aug 2019: Please note that scheduled downtime is planned to take place on Thursday, 15th August 2019 from 19:00 until 19:30.
The North of Scotland is Open for Business: Meet the Buyer North 2019
8 Aug 2019: The Supplier Development Programme will hold the 2nd annual Meet the Buyer North event on Wednesday, 4 September at Macdonald Aviemore Resort.
Are you tender ready? Update on building first opening bridge over the River Clyde
31 Jul 2019: Three international engineering teams are in the running to build the first opening road bridge over the River Clyde.
Supplier Development Programme Welcomes Scottish Parliament Construction Procurement Recommendations
12 Jul 2019: The Supplier Development Programme welcomes the procurement recommendations made by the Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee in its “Under Construction: Building the future of the sector in Scotland” report, published on Tuesday, 2 July 2019.
Supplier Development Programme Provides Free Training to South Lanarkshire Early Learning and Childcare Providers
8 Jul 2019: More than 120 South Lanarkshire businesses were given vital support by the Council, through the Supplier Development Programme, to make sure they are ready to tender to provide more free childcare places to local families.
Can Business Finance Support from Scottish Enterprise and HIE be improved? asks Holyrood Committee
20 Jun 2019
Market Engagement Days by Business Glasgow, Glasgow City Council
17 Jun 2019
Public Contracts Scotland - Postbox Storage
14 Jun 2019
New Construction Manual Published by Scottish Government
4 Jun 2019
SDP Scotland Welcomes First Trade Association Member: SELECT
17 May 2019
Advertising subcontracting opportunities on the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) website
9 May 2019
SMEs based in Scotland can apply for a share of £1.5 million in innovation projects in evaluation of medical technologies as part of a UK-wide competition
2 May 2019
New eInvoicing Regulations: What do they mean for SMEs?
17 Apr 2019
AquAid Wins 1st Contract
16 Apr 2019
Supplier Development Programme Breaks Record for Growth
12 Apr 2019
hub South West Scotland Announces Upcoming Events
3 Apr 2019
Registration now open for Meet the Buyer and Meet the Buyer North 2019
3 Apr 2019
Weans World: Procurement Time!
27 Mar 2019
The Scottish Parliament: Whisky Contract Opportunity
25 Mar 2019
North Lanarkshire Councils Proactive Approach to Recruit Childcare Providers through Supplier Development Programme
22 Mar 2019
Ayrshire Growth Deal: What does it mean for small businesses?
18 Mar 2019
Scottish Enterprise Launches "Prepare for Brexit" Website for Businesses
14 Mar 2019
Digital Technology Services
12 Mar 2019
Winning Business with Principle Contractors
7 Mar 2019
SDP Scotland gives evidence on procurement practices in construction sector at Scottish Parliament
27 Feb 2019
Supplier Development Programme Partners with Scotland Build 2019
20 Feb 2019
Scottish Government issues update on procurement legislation in Scotland in the event of a no-deal Brexit
18 Feb 2019
New initiative helps businesses identify export opportunities
6 Feb 2019
100% R&D funding for innovative digital and sensor technology companies.
4 Feb 2019
New Scottish projects offer opportunities for local businesses
4 Feb 2019
P4H Scotland: NHS National Services Scotland Event 2019
28 Jan 2019
UK Government Publishes Advice on Public Sector Procurement on Brexit
18 Jan 2019
East Dunbartonshire Procurement Event: One Week to Go
9 Jan 2019
Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) Scheduled Downtime on the 12th January 2019
7 Jan 2019
Christmas and New Year Service
21 Dec 2018
Greenhills Road/A726 Strathaven Road - Supplier Engagement Day - by Wills Bros Civil Eng Ltd
4 Dec 2018
Businesses invited to meet the real buyer
23 Nov 2018
New Secure Document Storage facility in Public Contracts Scotland.
18 Oct 2018
The Scottish Business Exhibition: Taking Your Business to the Next Level
25 Sep 2018
Accessing public sector contracts if theres no Brexit deal
18 Sep 2018
Procurex Scotland 2018
11 Sep 2018
Construction and Trades framework £242m
10 Sep 2018
Supplier Development Programme welcomes Jacobs as its first Corporate Member
3 Sep 2018
Heathrow Business Summit - Glasgow
31 Aug 2018
Almost half of government digital spend now goes to SMEs
27 Aug 2018
Companies invited to get involved in Hawick Flood Protection Scheme
17 Aug 2018
Glen Housing Association Approved Contractors
17 Aug 2018
Hub South West - 6 new projects reach preferred bidder stage
14 Aug 2018
Meet the Buyer North 2018- More exhibitors announced!
9 Aug 2018
Lanarkshire Business Conference 2018
7 Aug 2018
Dumfries and Galloway Council Procurement team is conducting an external survey
31 Jul 2018
Highlands and Islands NHS Market Ready Programme
29 Jun 2018
The new Supplier Journey is now live!
28 Jun 2018
BIM Online Discussion Forum
22 Jun 2018
Data Protection and Privacy
25 May 2018
Backing for small business
23 May 2018
Scottish Government Temporary & Interim Staff Services Frameworks
26 Apr 2018
Framework - for the provision of brickwork, blockwork and stonework
24 Apr 2018
Scottish Government Framework - Supported Business Event
20 Apr 2018
Urgent Notice Public Contracts Scotland Notice alert email issue
18 Apr 2018
New home for Healthy Working Lives
21 Mar 2018
Public realm contracts in Glasgow worth up to £130million now available
13 Mar 2018
Procurement for Health Scotland
2 Mar 2018
Energy Saving Trust Procurement Guide for Suppliers
22 Feb 2018
Crown Commercial Services (CCS) host webinars to help SMEs
9 Feb 2018
31 Jan 2018
The Scottish government has set up helplines for anyone who may be affected by the failure of the construction firm Carillion
23 Jan 2018
Public Contracts Scotland - Notification of Public Contracts Scotland Downtime
11 Jan 2018
Next Generation Access (NGA) Infrastructure
8 Jan 2018
Upcoming contract opportunities to supply the contents of Baby Boxes
5 Jan 2018
EU Thresholds Rise for 2018/19
3 Jan 2018
New Contract Opportunity from Highlands and Islands Enterprise
27 Nov 2017
Updated Supplier Guide: Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS)
27 Nov 2017
Would you like to engage with Fife Council in the drafting of their Procurement Strategy?
16 Nov 2017
£1.5bn Scottish housing framework out to tender
10 Nov 2017
Win your Business in a Box 2017
30 Oct 2017
Why visit the Scottish Business Exhibition?
10 Oct 2017
8 Sep 2017
SWECO appointed lead consultancy for £113m Cross Tay Link road project
15 Aug 2017
Nine Contractors named on £800m Scottish Schools and Community Buildings Framework
14 Aug 2017
ESPD (Scotland) is coming to Public Contracts Scotland
2 Aug 2017
Tender Information Session at Scotland Excel
1 Aug 2017
Update to NUTS codes on Public Contracts Scotland
21 Jul 2017
Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal Secured
20 Jul 2017
Plans submitted for Glasgow City Deal projects
20 Jul 2017
Transport Secretary Confirms new HS2 Routes
18 Jul 2017
Food and Drink Collaborative Innovation Fund
14 Jul 2017
Contract notice issued for advance works on A9 Dualling Programme
13 Jul 2017
Logannet Demolition - Supply Contracts
4 Jul 2017
Bargeddie Waste Treatment Facility - Meet the Buyer Event
21 Jun 2017
Sharing Experiences of Supplier Engagement with the Lebanese Government
20 Jun 2017
Hard Landscape Supplier Required
19 Jun 2017
Heathrow and Exporting is GREAT launch World of Opportunity Grants Programme
19 Jun 2017
HEEPS: loan scheme for Registered Social Landlords has reopened
16 Jun 2017
Don't miss out on Preparing for BIM events
15 Jun 2017
Venturefest Scotland 2017
7 Jun 2017
Building a Local Government Associates Framework
30 May 2017
Interserve Construction Meet the Buyer Event Friday 19th May
16 May 2017
Meet the Buyer 2017 - Change of Date
20 Apr 2017
Easter Office Closure
13 Apr 2017
Four firms chasing multi-million A96 contract
5 Apr 2017
Glasgow City Region City Deal - Another Opportunity for your input
4 Apr 2017
G-Cloud 9 is open for applications
23 Mar 2017
Survey - Site Waste Management Plans in the Scottish Construction Sector
9 Mar 2017
Waste Prevention support for Scottish construction sector SMEs
9 Mar 2017
Morrison Construction Meet the Buyer Event - 1st March
27 Feb 2017
Framework Agreement for the Provision of Passenger Transport Services
22 Feb 2017
Designing out Construction Waste
17 Feb 2017
Framework opportunity for the Provision of Vehicle Body, Mechanical and Electrical Repairs
14 Feb 2017
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre - Preparing for BIM Event
2 Feb 2017
Dumfries and Galloway Growth Accelerator Programme Workshops
2 Feb 2017
City of Edinburgh, Education and Health & Social Care Transport Framework Agreement
23 Jan 2017
Work set to get underway on two major City Deal infrastructure projects
11 Jan 2017
Framework Opportunity for Energy Efficiency Contractors
11 Jan 2017
Annual Supplier Survey now live!
5 Jan 2017
Opportunities with new Scotland Excel Frozen Food Framework
20 Dec 2016
SDP Launches New Policy Workshops
20 Dec 2016
Herald Family Business Awards 2016
8 Dec 2016
Scottish Government Supplier Survey
2 Dec 2016
Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 is now open: apply to supply your services
25 Nov 2016
Open Contracting in Scottish Government
21 Nov 2016
Scotland Build 2016
15 Nov 2016
Glasgow City Region City Deal projects delay provides opportunity for SME's
2 Nov 2016
Shortlist announced for Herald Family Business Awards
2 Nov 2016
Glasgow 2018 Supplier Engagement Event
28 Oct 2016
Tayside sub-contractors sought for £130m worth of projects
27 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Cyber Resilience Voucher for micro and SME businesses
24 Oct 2016
Digital innovation lauded at Herald awards as Equator wins top accolade
24 Oct 2016
Collaborate to access new Markets
11 Oct 2016
High-speed broadband promised in extra 360,000 premises
11 Oct 2016
Scottish Enterprise Open Innovation Challenges for SMES to develop future technologies and solutions
10 Oct 2016
Supplier Development Programme supports the 2016 Scottish Family Business awards
22 Sep 2016
Supplier Development Programme welcomes Scottish Governments Digital connectivity ambition.
14 Sep 2016
Supplier Development Programme launches new series of tender training workshops
25 Aug 2016
New EU/Brexit Support Service from the Scottish Government
24 Aug 2016
Crown Commercial Services hosting a range of webinars to help SMEs
22 Aug 2016
APUC seek supplier feedback
11 Aug 2016
The CivTech® pilot breaks cover
26 Jul 2016
Do you need support to deliver an innovative project?
4 Jul 2016
Inverclyde business can tap into £1bn City deal opportunity
13 Jun 2016
Scotland-based SMEs can apply for £1500 vouchers to achieve Cyber Essentials certification
31 May 2016
What free support would help you save energy, water and waste?
15 May 2016
Energy Saving Trust and the Supplier Development Programme launch new procurement guide to help companies bid more successfully
9 May 2016
The Scottish Governments eInvoicing Solution
27 Apr 2016
MoD announces measures to boost SME spend
25 Apr 2016
Bid process for £65m Glasgow housing project launches
8 Apr 2016
European Single Procurement Document (Scotland) supplier guidance now available
24 Mar 2016
Legislation guidance now available
18 Mar 2016
Introduction of the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD)
14 Mar 2016
Do you have ideas on how to make Scottish Procurement more SME friendly?
4 Mar 2016
Get involved in Lanarkshire Business week!
16 Feb 2016
Contract opportunities for manufacturing now available
11 Feb 2016
Glasgow to host event outlining community benefits and opportunities of Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal
15 Jan 2016
How to sell digital outcomes, specialists and user research services to government on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists framework.
14 Jan 2016
Scottish SMEs rates relief scheme to remain in place into 2017
11 Jan 2016
New changes to the value of contracts required to be advertised in the Official Journal of the European Journal (OJEU).
5 Jan 2016
Summary of changes to the public procurement rules in Scotland
21 Dec 2015
Scottish Government response to the Changes to the Public Procurement Rules in Scotland Consultation
18 Dec 2015
Contracts registers now available on PCS
16 Dec 2015
Festive opening hours
7 Dec 2015
SDP celebrates Family Businesses at Herald Awards night
3 Dec 2015
City Building encourages businesses to apply for £280m of opportunities
26 Nov 2015
Scottish Government announces funding for town centre regeneration
24 Nov 2015
New waste regulations for Scottish businesses
18 Nov 2015
Co-operative Development Scotland launch £50k Collaboration Prize
18 Nov 2015
Guidance released on Fair Work Practices in public contracts
27 Oct 2015
Support for smaller businesses to share in £1.13 billion City Deal
23 Oct 2015
GCV City Deal news - Benefits for Barrhead as site is developed
9 Oct 2015
Launch of the new national Procurement Journey
9 Oct 2015
Public Procurement Workshops Tendering for Energy Efficiency and Renewables Contracts
9 Oct 2015
New subcontracting opportunities on PCS
20 Sep 2015
Thousands of SMes could be missing out on Quick Quote Opportunities
11 Sep 2015
Spotlight on Family Business at Herald Scottish Family Business Awards 2015
31 Aug 2015
New free procurement training programme for Scottish SMEs launched
31 Aug 2015
25 Aug 2015
NDEP Workshop Procurement
20 Aug 2015
Procurex Scotland Live 2015
5 Aug 2015
Improve your Tender Performance at the Royal Concert Hall
4 Jun 2015
The Robot Remains: New Supplier Development Programme Website Launched.
4 Jun 2015
29 May 2015
Scotland's largest tender training programme publish framework contract
15 May 2015
Supplier Development Programme announces dates for free "Tendering Together" collaboration workshops.
15 May 2015
Supplier Development Programme launches series of free procurement training webinars
15 May 2015
The Gathering 2015
15 May 2015
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