21st October 2021 by Guest Blogger
Latest update from the Public Procurement Group (PPG) provided by Edwina Ryan, Senior Policy Officer within the Scottish Procurement Policy branch and chair of the short life working group which is developing an action plan to respond to the recommendations from the Sustainable Procurement Duty research.
20th October 2021 by Melissa Reilly
We welcome Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise to launch our series of showcase videos promoting the Four Outcomes for Public Procurement.
13th October 2021 by Melissa Reilly
Following its one-year anniversary, we are showcasing the significant benefits the Mobile voice and data services framework with Vodafone Ltd has delivered across Scotland's public and third-sector.
5th October 2021 by Melissa Reilly
Introducing the second of a series of Scottish Procurement vlogs, Nick Ford, director of Scottish Procurement and Property, reflects on the key achievements and challenges of recent months.
4th October 2021 by Guest Blogger
As we mark the final countdown to COP26, Scottish Procurement are delighted to welcome a guest blog from Zero Waste Scotland to discuss the advantages of a “circular procurement” model and actions the public procurement community can take to support Scotland’s Net Zero ambitions.
24th September 2021 by Fiona McCaig
This note covers the expansion of Fair Work First with the addition of two new Fair Work elements.
23rd September 2021 by Melissa Reilly
Now that #ScotClimateWeek has passed, the real countdown to COP26 in November begins! With climate change at the forefront of our minds, our next video case study features Non Domestic Energy Efficiency (NDEE) frameworks which help public and third sector organisations support Scotland's Net Zero ambitions by improving the energy efficiency of their buildings - and make real cash savings.
21st September 2021 by Melissa Reilly
Earlier this year, we shared a blog post announcing a new contract between Scottish Government and APS Group (Scotland) to continue to support the supply and distribution of Scotland’s Baby Box and support for the Best Start Grant. One of Scotland's Baby Boxes is now on display as part of the second 'Designing Motherhood' exhibition at the Centre for Architecture + Design in Philadelphia.
20th September 2021 by Guest Blogger
Scottish Procurement welcome back Social Enterprise Scotland to discuss the launch of a new Buy Social Scotland campaign to encourage values-led procurement with social enterprises.
20th September 2021 by Melissa Reilly
We are delighted to announce that Scottish Government along with three other Scottish organisations were successful in picking up awards at the prestigious UK National GO Awards.