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Biz East Lothian Coffee Morning 2 November 2018 at Eskmills Venue, Musselburgh, 8.30-11.30am
Friday 28th September 2018, 3:10pm

To celebrate National Business Week East Lothian Council’s Economic Development Department and Business Gateway are running an enhanced Biz East Lothian Coffee Morning. Come join your local business community and make some new connections! Wander round to meet various organisations including East Lothian Council departments. This year the theme is a panel based show where we will invite business questions from the audience (if you have one, send one in to us now!) and try and cover as many hot topics as we can. We want you to join us for the networking event of the year! It is an opportunity to get together with other East Lothian based businesses, and as a team let us discuss what challenges you are facing as a business. Free and informal. Booking is essential via Eventbrite on Business Week Biz East Lothian Coffee Morning, 2 November 2018. We will be in Eskmills Venue, Musselburgh 8.30am-11.30am but drop in or out any time during the morning. Everybody is warmly welcomed and any queries or to submit your questions please contact Economic Development economicdevelopment@eastlothian.gov.uk

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Provision of Plaster and Plasterboard Repairs to Council Properties.
Thursday 13th September 2018, 8:53am

We are looking to appoint around 5 contractors onto a framework for the provision of Plaster and Plasterboard Repairs to Council Properties. The Framework Agreement will cover a 2-year period with the option to extend for two further periods of one year. The Framework Agreement is expected to commence Autumn 2018. Whilst there is no guarantee as to the volume of business, the historical value of this work has been approximately £250,000.00 per annum. If you are interested in this opportunity, you will need to register on Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) (https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/). You will also be automatically be notified of contract opportunities in Scotland that meet your business profile as and when opportunities arise. Please ensure that you complete your Company Profile, Alert Profile, and Supplier Finder Profile (user guides are available, go to Help & Support and select User Guides). We may also do a quick quote or advert on this site for goods under £50,000. This opportunity has been advertised openly on PCS, and tender documents can be found at: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/authority/authority_noticestatus.aspx?ID=556610 Normal Question and Answer rules apply; these should be directed via the PCS portal. Please note that the closing date for this tender is Monday 8th October 2018 at 12 mid-day.

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REHIS Food Hygiene Course
Wednesday 12th September 2018, 10:18am

REHIS Food Hygiene Date: Tuesday 6 November 2018 Time: 9am – 4pm, lunch break not catered Venue: Saltire Room 2, John Muir House, Haddington Cost: £40pp We are offering the opportunity to East Lothian Businesses to attend this course at a subsidised cost. This is a full day accreditation course with a 30 minute multiple choice exam end to provide the appropriate hygiene certification. REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene

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The East Lothian Gift Card
Wednesday 12th September 2018, 1:26pm

The East Lothian Gift Card - launching soon! Independent local businesses based in East Lothian that have a compatible card reader can sign up to take the new East Lothian Gift Card - for more information please contact elinvestments@eastlothian.gov.uk

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Read the latest Buzz magazine
Monday 10th September 2018, 2:14pm

Full of articles and local businesses, read the Autumn edition of Buzz - https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/download/12586/east_lothian_business_buzz_newsletter

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