Contracts course for businesses

Dumfries and Galloway Council is offering free training to businesses in Dumfries and Galloway on how to bid for and win contracts.

The training session will take place on Thursday, August 29, from 9.30am to 4.30pm at the WRDC Office in Newton Stewart.

The session will take businesses through the steps required to identify, prepare and respond to procurement opportunities.

The day will focus on understanding the process; tender readiness, including pre-qualifying questionnaire and the invitation to tender; the tender process and writing the winning bid. There will also be a Q&A session with Procurement Department officials and a tier one contractor from the Hub South West.

The training is free. To register or for further information, contact Shelley Bell by emailing or call 030 33 33 3000.