Thurso Community Development Trust AGM

19th August 2021, 19:00 to 20:30

The Board of Thurso Community Development Trust would like to welcome Members and interested members of the public to attend their Annual General Meeting. Please note this is the AGM with Accounts and Annual Report from Year 2019/20 which has been delayed due to Covid-19. There will be another AGM later in the Year where […]

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Member Events

Introduction to Tendering

19th August 2021, 11:00 to 12:30

Introduction to Tendering takes you through the tender process from start to finish. From finding contracts, responding to opportunities, the selection stage, award criteria and debriefing, this comprehensive beginner-level course will tell you everything you need to start bidding for public contracts. Key topics: Using Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) Participating in a Quick Quote Contract […]

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Third Party Events

Business Builder – Responding to Change

18th August 2021, 10:00 to 11:00

We, in partnership with Royal Bank of Scotland, would like to invite you to attend a free workshop on “Responding to Change” on 18 August from 10:00-11:00. The workshop is part of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Business Builder series of workshops developed to support businesses and entrepreneurs at all stages. This session will focus on facing […]

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Seeking Feedback and Improving Your Bid

11th August 2021, 11:00 to 12:30

This workshop from the Supplier Development Programme is for experienced suppliers and will explain your rights as a bidder and how you can learn from successful and unsuccessful bids. Key topics: Asking questions of the buyer Standstill notice Debrief FOI requests Commercial confidentiality/trade secrets protection Raising a challenge For full event details and to book […]

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Introduction To Working With The Public Sector

5th August 2021, 10:00 to 11:30

How well do you know the public sector? This introductory module from the Supplier Development Programme is recommended for anyone new to bidding. It provides a comprehensive overview of the public sector marketplace in Scotland and beyond and introduces the concept of tendering and procurement. Key topics: Overview of the structure of the public sector […]

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Defence Innovation Loans: Your Questions Answered

3rd August 2021, 11:00 to 11:40

Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be hosting a virtual event called Defence Innovation Loans: Your Questions Answered. At the event you will be able to talk directly to the experts, who will be covering the following: What DASA does and how Defence Innovation Loans work Who can apply – is your business and innovation eligible? […]

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Coffee & a Chat

29th July 2021, 10:00 to 11:00

Join us for an informal, online catch up exclusively for chamber members. It’s been a difficult few months for businesses and we hope that your chamber membership has proven useful and that the information we’ve been sending out has been well received. As the default is still to work from home, some might be feeling […]

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Pathfinder Accelerator programme – Taster session

28th July 2021, 12:00 to 13:00

The Highlands and Islands Enterprise Pathfinder Accelerator programme supports businesses operating in the life sciences and technology sectors the opportunity to accelerate new product, service or business model in just six months. Participants are taught practical tools and techniques to interrogate their idea, plan for opportunities and optimise for marketplace success. Ahead of the next […]

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