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P4P is looking for a research consultant

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

P4P is looking for a consultant to research future public procurement opportunities for the third sector in Scotland. The information gathered and presented from this work w...

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Partnership for Procurement – Supplying to the Public Sector

by The Highland Council

Partnership for Procurement – Supplying to the Public Sector | The Highland Council


A Partnership for Procurement event was held in Inver...

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Weather update 01/03/2018

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

Due to adverse weather conditions the P4P office is currently closed but the team is working remotely so you can still reach us on info@p4p.org.uk.

We will provide further updates in due cour...

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P4P workshop in Lanarkshire cancelled

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

Unfortunately due to adverse weather conditions and to help ensure the safety of attendees we have decided to cancel the P4P workshop in Coatbridge tomorrow.

We will rearrange the event for S...

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P4P workshops in Lanarkshire and Dundee

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

As part of both Lanarkshire and Dundee Business Week we're hosting two sessions on collaboration and partnership working in partnership with Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL), Voluntary Act...

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Increase re use through ‘Pass it on Week’ 2018

by STP Scotland's Town's Partnership

Do you want to encourage more re-use and repair in your organisation or community? Pass it on week (10-18 March 2018) is the perfect campaign week to help. People across Scotland w...

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Happy New Year!

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all organisations we've been in contact with Happy New Year.

Please note that the P4P team is fully back following the Christmas break and that...

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Community Partner Team – Secondment Opportunities (West of Scotland District)

by Mary-Theresa Collins

DWP is looking for individuals to join their new Community Partner team based in the West of Scotland District and are really keen to have interest from the third/voluntary/social enterpri...

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New resource added! Bid writing plan template

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

Writing a response to a tender can be daunting and can seem quite complicated. We recommend that you plan writing your response to make it easier and ensure that you submit the best bid you can and...

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New guidance published on the definition of a 'Supported Business'

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

The Scottish Government has published a new Scottish Government Policy Note (SPPN) on Reserving Contracts for Supported Businesses. 

The definition of those businesses who can benefi...

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Winners of the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2017 announced

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for innovation and success in social enterprise have been announced at an event in The Scottish Parliament.
 
The winner of Social Enterprise...

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GSEN launches consultation for the new Glasgow social enterprise strategy

by Neil Young, P4P Coordinator

Glasgow Social Enterprise Network are looking for social enterprises to contribute ideas and issues to help develop a Social Enterprise Strategy for Glasgow.

The strategy, whic...

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