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February 2019

SDP Scotland gives evidence on procurement practices in construction sector at Scottish Parliament

27 Feb 2019: The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) recently submitted a response to the Scottish ParliamentÂ’s Economy, Energy, Jobs and Fair Work CommitteeÂ’s Consultation on “Construction and ScotlandÂ’s Economy.”  The remit of the inquiry was to understand the characteristics and challenges of ScotlandÂ’s construction sector to ensure the sector realises its full potential in contributing to a productive and inclusive Scottish economy.

Supplier Development Programme Partners with Scotland Build 2019

20 Feb 2019: The Supplier Development Programme has announced its partnership with Scotland Build 2019, which will take place at the SECC in Glasgow on 20-21 March 2019.  Registration for the event is free and is open to all SMEs in Scotland to attend.  The Supplier Development Programme will host a workshop and exhibition stand where Scottish SMEs can gain information on public sector procurement in the Construction Sector.

Scottish Government issues update on procurement legislation in Scotland in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

18 Feb 2019: The Scottish Government has issued an update on procurement legislation in Scotland in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit through a Scottish Procurement Policy Note (SPPN).

New initiative helps businesses identify export opportunities

6 Feb 2019: A new programme is running for North Lanarkshire businesses interested in accessing new customers and markets outside of the United Kingdom.

100% R&D funding for innovative digital and sensor technology companies.

4 Feb 2019: Companies could receive up to a 100% funded R&D to work with Police Scotland – to develop an integrated technological solution for police custody that can remotely monitor individuals and provide early warning and intervention alert systems.

New Scottish projects offer opportunities for local businesses

4 Feb 2019: Information event on HS2 and rolling stock factory

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