Nov
26
Tue
Heathrow Logistics Hub – Meet the Buyer event with Babcock International Group @ Carnegie Conference Centre
Nov 26 all-day

Heathrow is Europe’s largest airport and one of the world’s top international aviation hubs. As the UK’s global gateway, Heathrow welcomes more than 80 million passengers every year. The airport is home to more than 80 airlines and is Britain’s largest cargo port, helping to drive British trade growth by connecting the nation to more than 200 destinations around the world.

 

Delivering Heathrow expansion is a major infrastructure project that will rely on talent from across the country, hence they are locating four logistics hubs – off-site centres for pre-assembly and consolidation – across the country, to help deliver expansion efficiently, sustainably, and to source the skills needed to expand from all across the UK.

 

Babcock International Group, a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence, save lives and protect communities, will be submitting a bid to be considered for one of the 4 logistics hubs to help deliver the expanded airport.  A Meet the Buyer Event, in partnership with Fife Council Economic Development, has been organised to take place on 26th November at the Carnegie Conference Centre to engage with companies across Scotland who may be able to provide the following types of services:

 

  • Packaging Solutions i.e. pallets, transportation containers, labelling & tracking systems etc.
  • Storage Accessories i.e. warehouse & industrial racking systems
  • Salvage/Recycling i.e. reuse of demolition materials
  • Specialist Glass/Glazing handling and storage

 

Are you interested in learning how to become part of Babcock International Group’s supply chain?  To book your place, please email EC.Dev@fife.gov.uk and confirm the type of services/material that you are looking to supply.

Finding and Understanding Framework Opportunities @ Carnegie Conference Centre
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Frameworks are an integral part of public procurement and can be a lucrative source of business, but it’s essential to understand the Agreement.  This workshop explains the types of frameworks available and what you can expect from them.

 

A speaker from Scotland Excel, the Centre of Procurement Expertise for the local government sector, will be in attendance at this event to discuss their framework contracts and how they work with SMEs in Scotland.

 

This event is suitable for SMEs and third sector organisations who have a basic understanding of public sector procurement (ie who have completed Level 1 of the Supplier Development Programme courses or have equivalent experience).

 

Attendance at this event is free for organisations registered with the Supplier Development Programme – join now, registration is free.

 

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Fife House Builders’ Forum @ Lochgelly Centre
Nov 26 @ 12:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Fife Council’s 13th House Builders Forum will take place at the Lochgelly Centre on Tuesday 26 November.

 

This annual event is designed to help develop industry partnerships and increase quality housing supply and development.

 

This year, the Forum explores the theme of ‘Realising Opportunity – Mid-Fife Matters‘ and considers current issues that affect the house building industry as well as looking at priorities for the sector.

 

Al house building industry sectors – from small to medium sized house building firms to multi-national operators – are welcome to attend.

 

The conference programme includes contributions from Fife Council, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), the Scottish Land Commission and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre.

 

Register to attend this free event by emailing housebuilders.forum@fife.gov.uk

Jan
7
Tue
Lead with WES – Managing Change – Session 3 of 4 @ Enterprise Hub Fife
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Drawing on research from the fields of management, neuroscience and psychology, we’ll look at how to manage change effectively.

12 month programme which involves 4 workshops.

BG Fife is co-ordinating the delivery of Women’s Enterprise Scotland’s Leadership Masterclasses on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development. The Lead With WES programme is designed specifically for Fife women business owners wishing to lead their business through growth to become sustainable. WES will contact you in advance of each event with content relating to the topic.

We will help businesswomen increase their confidence in leadership by enabling them to strategically analyse their business against their vision for the future, develop, implement and evaluate strategies to grow their business using models and tools. We will also help them identify their own leadership style and develop their leadership and management skills to fully embed their learning in their business.We are looking to work with female business owners who wish to build confidence and business capability.

Drawing on research from the fields of management, neuroscience and psychology, we’ll look at how to manage change effectively.
• How organisational culture impacts change
• Tools and models to manage change effectively
• Communicating and motivating for change

Please use the multi-storey (top floor) car park

Book your place here.

Jan
21
Tue
Improving Your Bid Score @ Flexspace Kirkcaldy
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Getting the highest possible score in your bid is essential to winning a contract, but it can be difficult to know what exactly the buyer is looking for.  This workshop will provide an insight into buyers’ needs and expectations and ensure that you’re winning points.

 

This event is suitable for SMEs and third sector organisations who have a basic understanding of public sector procurement (ie who have completed Level 1 of the Supplier Development Programme courses or have equivalent experience).

 

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It’s free to attend if you’ve registered with the Supplier Development Programme – join now, it’s free!

Mar
3
Tue
Lead with WES – Leading For Success – Session 4 of 4 @ Enterprise Hub Fife
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

We’ll help you put all of the knowledge and skills from earlier sessions together to develop your own action plan for growth.

12 month programme which involves 4 workshops.

BG Fife is co-ordinating the delivery of Women’s Enterprise Scotland’s Leadership Masterclasses on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development. The Lead With WES programme is designed specifically for Fife women business owners wishing to lead their business through growth to become sustainable. WES will contact you in advance of each event with content relating to the topic.

We will help businesswomen increase their confidence in leadership by enabling them to strategically analyse their business against their vision for the future, develop, implement and evaluate strategies to grow their business using models and tools. We will also help them identify their own leadership style and develop their leadership and management skills to fully embed their learning in their business. We are looking to work with female business owners who wish to build confidence and business capability.

We’ll help you put all of the knowledge and skills from earlier sessions together to develop your own action plan for growth.
• Develop an action plan for growth
• Implement your plan within your business
• Evaluating performance and sustaining growth

Please use the multi-storey (top floor) car park

Book you place here.

Mar
4
Wed
Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability @ Enterprise Hub Fife
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement.  As well as environmental issues it also includes social issues such as equality and diversity, and fair and ethical trading, plus economic issues including opportunities for SMEs and the third sector.

 

This event is suitable for SMEs and third sector organisations who have a basic understanding of public sector procurement (ie who have completed Level 1 of the Supplier Development Programme courses or have equivalent experience).

 

Attendance at this event is free for organisations registered with the Supplier Development Programme – join now, registration is free.

 

Click to book your place.