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The development work of Senscot is also supported by the Scottish Government.

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Below are resources relating to the Partnership and Procurement Progamme. If you have any links to resources that you could recommend to be listed on this page please contact George Mcconnachie.

Procurement Support

Further Reading

  • 'Tenderers' Common Mistakes - a quick guide that's full of useful tips. Delivered at Procurex Scotland by John Clark, PASS Consultant, Nov 2016.

  • Public Social Partnerships - guidance and support regarding the creation, development and management of public social partnerships.

  • Community Benefit Clauses - used to build a range of economic, social or environmental conditions into the delivery of public contracts.

  • Procurement guide for SMEs - practical guide developed by the Energy Saving Trust with lots of useful information.

  • Jargon Buster - Fed up with the terminology around procurement? This SDP guide will help.

  • Supported Businesses - Guidance on the latest legislation around Supported Businesses.

  • Sustainable Procurement Duty - maximising the social, environmental and economic benefits through effective and efficient procurement activity.

Collaborative Working

  • Senscot Legal - Practical guide to collaboration and partnership working.

Case Studies

  • St Jude's Laundry - Example of the use of framework agreements to procure services via geographical lots.
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