Resources

P4P Resources include a range of downloadable guidance documents, case studies, and templates, either developed by P4P or an external organisation.Select a category under the search box to sort the resources.

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Case Study – CRNS Reuse Consortium

The CRNS reuse consortium successfully bid for a place on the Scotland Excel Domestic Furniture and Furnishings Framework. The consortium is the first of its kind in Scotland, with the ability to supply up 24 local authorities with quality reuse furniture.

Find out more about how the consortium developed and how it operates in this case study produced by P4P.

Case Studies
Case Study – Fife Employability and Training Consortium (ETC)

Eight third sector employability services came together to
form the Fife ETC consortium that won the contract to
deliver the employability contract for the Opportunities Fife
Partnership. This has led to better, more joint-up
employability services in Fife, reaching more unemployed
people from deprived areas and a stronger third sector.

Case Studies
Case Study – Homestart Aberdeenshire Consortium

A case study of 5 Home Start organisations active in Aberdeenshire who bid as a consortium for a streamlined children and families services contract with Aberdeenshire Council.

Case Studies
Case Study – Scottish Communities for Health and Wellbeing

Scottish Communities for Health and Wellbeing is a consortium of 74 community organisations which aim to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Scotland. Between 2012 and 2016 it attracted over £300,000 funding. Find out more SCHW in this case study.

Case Studies
CDS – Consortium Co-operative Model Paper

Case studies of the Consortium Co-operative Model, including: Argyll Food Producers; Scottish Mountain Bike Consortium; and the Breadalbane Tourism Co-operative.

Case Studies
ESPD Template

A template for the ESPD which you could use to draft answers to in advance of the publication of a tender.

Templates
Frequently Asked Questions about ESPDs

Scottish Government guidance on the ESPD form.

FAQs
Guide to Public Bodies in Scotland

A guide to public bodies in Scotland, including a definition of the term ‘public body’

Guidance
P4P – An Introduction to Bid Writing

Looking for some quick tips on writing a bid or new to procurement? Check out this short best practice guide by P4P on tender writing.

Guidance
P4P – Are You Ready to Collaborate?

Before planning your collaborative project and identifying potential partner organisations we recommend that you first carry out a collaboration readiness test. Ask yourself the following questions in this checklist.