Council helps businesses to bid for public sector contracts


Skye and Lochalsh businesses are being invited by The Highland Council’s Procurement team and Business Partners to join them at The Highland Council Chambers, Tigh-na-Sgire, Park Lane, Portree on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 December 2014 to find out about new opportunities in public sector business.

This is free advice and information event aims to help interested businesses bid for public contracts, whether they have worked with the Council before or never considered public sector contracts.

Businesses are invited to come along to talk individually to staff.  Participants will learn of upcoming contract opportunities from £5,000 and over, see how contracts are put together, how selection works, and what’s changing in Scottish public procurement.

On Tuesday 9 the session will commence at 1pm till 4pm. Refreshments will be available 30 minutes before the start of each event.

On Wednesday 10, twenty minute slots with a member of staff can be booked in advance or drop in when convenient between 9.30am and 3.30pm although there may be a short wait. This will be an opportunity to discuss individual interests and also to get one-to-one guidance on using and its e-tendering tool,

To find out further details and to book a place please phone 01463 228353 or email:

Further supplier development events will be held across Highland region over the coming months.

27 Nov 2014