Supporting Local Business
hub East Central Scotland’s support for local SME businesses and the Third Sector makes a significant contribution to local economic development by including measure in the procurement approach to involve them and create new opportunities.
Over £185 million of local work has been undertaken by local companies across the hub territory.
Tier 1 contractors undertake regular supplier days as well as providing support and assistance with tender submission skills and business planning advice workshops.
Hub is fully committed to engaging with companies who are suppliers on the Scottish Government’s supported business framework and currently works with 3 different businesses around the region.