PROCUREMENT NEWS & UPDATES
Full programme of pre tender workshops announced
First Wave of SPA Pre Tender Workshops Announced
We are hosting our first wave regional Pre Tender Workshops to discuss two of our upcoming frameworks.
200 Projects registered this year!
SPA Partners have registered over 200 projects through our frameworks since the beginning of the financial year
Missed the Procurement Training the First Time? No Problem – Book Again Now!
Our joint procurement advisory service sessions with SFHA are being re-run for members across the country.
Reflecting on the impact of our Procurement Advisory Service
Since 2016, we have supported the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) to deliver a procurement advisory service for Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) across Scotland.
Tender: FS1 - Fire Safety - Consultants & Risk Assessors
A tender opportunity for our Fire Safety – Consultants and Risk Assessors framework has been released.
SPA Awards 2018 hailed as a huge success!
7 organisations won prestigious SPA Awards 2018, read on to find out more.
Shortlist announced for SPA Gold Hat Award for Best Appointed Company
Five Appointed Companies have been shortlisted for the SPA Gold Hat Award for Best Appointed Company.
Shortlist announced for SPA Best Community Benefit Initiative Award
3 projects have been shortlisted for a SPA Best Community Benefit Initiative Award.
Shortlist announced for SPA Most Sustainable Project Award
3 projects have been shortlisted for the SPA Most Sustainable Project Award
100 projects registered and counting!
SPA Partners have registered 100 projects through our frameworks since the beginning of the financial year.
Shortlist Announced for Most Innovative Project
3 projects shortlisted for SPA Most Innovative Award.
Shortlist announced for SPA Best Housing Award
3 SPA Partners and 2 Appointed Companies have been shortlisted for the SPA Best Housing Project Award
Block 2 of Procurement Training Sessions Available
SPA are pleased to announce will be supporting the SFHA by funding the second block of free procurement training.
Shortlist announced for SPA Best Use of Rebate Award
Three SPA Partners have been shortlisted for the SPA Best Use of Rebate Award.
Communities benefit from SPA Fund
The Lintel Trust has approved £60,000 worth of funds from our Community Benefit Fund for six local community projects.
Get your nominations in for the SPA Awards
Don’t miss your opportunity to submit your project for the prestigious SPA Awards. Nominations close on Friday 31st August.
SPA hosting Fire Safety and Compliance Forum
SPA are hosting a Fire Safety and Compliance Forum at their Livingston offices on Thursday 16th August.
Expert judging panel takes shape for SPA Awards
The six expert judges for the inaugural SPA Awards, hosted by cyclist Marc Beaumont, have been confirmed.
SPA to host their first Awards!
We are very excited to announce our first awards ceremony! The ceremony will be a celebration of the excellent work being done by Housing Associations, Local Authorities and their supply chain partners throughout Scotland.
SPA unveils new office
On Thursday 24th May, Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) officially opened their Livingston office with special guests from West Lothian College.
Framework For Housing
Clive Feeney, chief officer of the Scottish Procurement Alliance, considers the challenges in realising the government’s ambitions for new housing and looks at how procurement frameworks may be able to help.
NEW KITCHEN CABINET, WORKTOP AND ASSOCIATED PRODUCTS FRAMEWORK
A Prior Information Notice (PIN) has been published advising of the forthcoming tender opportunity for the manufacture, supply and delivery of high quality kitchen cabinets, worktops and associated products – as a successor to the current K5 framework – for use in any project funded under public finance.
NEW LOOK FOR SPA WINDOWS AND DOORS FRAMEWORKS
This year, SPA is renewing its windows and doors framework offering for the benefit of public sector organisations and the community.
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