PROCUREMENT NEWS & UPDATES
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
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.
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.
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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