PROCUREMENT NEWS & UPDATES
SPA joins the Supplier Development Programme
The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has welcomed the Scottish Procurement Alliance as an affiliate member in 2019.
Opportunity for Suppliers - WH2 Dynamic Purchasing System
We are seeking suppliers to carry out refurbishment and improvement works on housing stock in the public sector.
Job Opportunity - join SPA as Client Support Manager
We are recruiting for the position of Client Support Manager for the East of Scotland.
SPA Welcomes New Chair
Laurie Carberry, Group Procurement Manager at Wheatley Group, joins SPA as their new chair
SPA and SFHA announce their strategic partnership
Since 2016 we have been working with SFHA and we are pleased to announce our official strategic partnership.
100 Projects Registered
SPA Partners have registered 100 projects through our frameworks since the beginning of the financial year.
Second wave of SPA Community Benefit Fund projects underway
Discover more about the great work being undertaken through the second wave of SPA Community Benefit Fund.
Supplier Engagement Workshops to be held in July
Three regional workshops for the upcoming WH2 and N8 frameworks to be held in Livingston, Glasgow and Inverness.
Intelligent Procurement Solutions for Scotland's Housing Sector - Interview
Lesley Anderson, Head of Procurement for SPA, discusses the advantages of using frameworks and getting the best value through procurement.
Full programme of pre tender workshops announced
Regional workshop locations include: Inverness, Selkirk, Glasgow, Livingston, Ayr and Perth.
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
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.
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.
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