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AngusSEN Event – 19th Nov, 11.00 – 13.00

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SENScot Restart and Rebuild Week – Tayside Engagement Event, Thu, 19 November, 11:00 – 13:00. This online event is aimed at social enterprises as part of the SENScot Rebuild and Restart week of events. This event will showcase three social enterprises that have adapted to a new opportunity: Pauline Lockhart from S-Mart, Fergus Storrier from Showcase the Street, and Kaja Ekiert from Handam Refill Station. Sarah Daly, National Lottery, will be there to help us to consider some of the ideas that are forming and to identify from where funding may be available. 

The event is being offered by Angus SEN, Dundee SEN and GrowBiz SE Support Group. Book your free ticket here. If you need any more information about the event please email: admin@angussen.org.uk

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Tuesday 22nd September – AngusSEN Network Catch Up

It’s been a while since we have all been able to get together and a lot has happened over the past few months.  Please join us for a coffee and catch up on Tuesday 22nd September at 6.30pm -7.30pm.  It would be good to hear how you are all doing and to talk about how we can continue to support you moving forward.  You can sign up on Eventbrite now.

If you would like to have a chat before then, or have anything that you would like to talk about on the 22nd, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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An Introduction to Evaluation

There are still spaces available for our upcoming training event –  An Introduction to the basics of Evaluation Training – on Wednesday 9th September 9.30 -12.30 am, via zoom. This is session has been especially tailored for our members by Evaluation Support Scotland.This 3-hour introductory session will help you get to grips with the basics of evaluation.

Along with fellow members of Angus Social Enterprise Network, you will gain an understanding of the different stages of the Evaluation Pathway. The session will get you thinking about how to embed evaluation within your practice so that it’s not a burdensome ‘added extra’ come reporting time.

Book your place here –  If you would like to find out more please email admin@angussen.org.uk.  

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Connect & Create – A Smart Village for enterprising young people.

10th September 6pm to 7pm on Zoom

Smart Village Scotland, in collaboration, with the Rural Youth Project are excited to be designing their first Smart Village platform for enterprising, young people aged between 18 and 28 years who are based in our rural locations across Scotland. From our towns, coastal villages, islands and furthest reaches they want to bring together your ideas to build the best digital platform.

On the 10th of September, the need young people to join the chat and explore what this powerful resource can do. Whether developing your network, looking for support, or exploring a great business idea then the conversation starts here.

Fill your cup and dial in at 6 – 7pm to get your ideas heard, this exciting project needs the voices and opinions to help create a digital collective and platform to support bright young futures across Scotland.

  • Bring Your Chat
  • Explore your Ideas
  • Find Your Network

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Angus SEN Procurement Skills Accelerator – 18th, 25th August and 1st September
Collaboration, procurement and accessing tenders is something our members told us they are keen to learn more about.  We have organised, with P4P (Partnership for Procurement) to bring you the this programme.    The course consists of 3 x 2.5 hour zoom sessions, spread over a period of 3 weeks.

Sessions are as follows 
•     Introduction to Procurement and Collaboration (Tuesday 18th August, 10:00 – 12:30 am) – an on-line zoom session that covers the size and scale of the public sector procurement market, why it is worth investing your time and effort to become procurement ready, getting to grips with procurement language and understanding why and how you might collaborate to bid.  This interactive and informative session is a fantastic introduction to public sector procurement.

•    Quick Quotes, Quick Wins (Tuesday 25th of August, 10:00 – 12:30 am) – an interactive on-line zoom session that covers what a quick quote is, how to become visible to buyers for quick quote opportunities how to set up and make the most of your Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) registration, Supplier Finder Profiles and more.  A really practical session aimed at helping you become visible to public sector buyers for lower value contracts.  

•    Finding Opportunities & Engaging with Buyers (Tuesday 1st of September, 10:00 – 12:30 am) – an on-line zoom session covering how to analyse information within PCS to find potential opportunities for your social enterprise, how to establish in a structure way if you should bid or not. The session also covers why and how you should engage with buyers.  A really informative proactive training session equipping you with the skills to find and assess relevant public sector procurement opportunities for your social enterprise.

By the end of the sessions your social enterprise will be more knowledgeable and skilled in both finding and taking advantage of public sector procurement opportunities as well as understanding the power of collaboration.  Whilst each session covers different topics, it is recommended that you attend all 3 sessions to ensure maximum benefit.  

Although the course is aimed at organisations who have little or no experience of procurement or tendering, the Finding Opportunities & Engaging with Buyers session would also be of benefit to those with experience and that session will be opened up to more organisations and will be able to be booked separately. 

Numbers are limited. To find out more please email admin@angussen.org.uk.  Booking information will be sent out shortly. 


An Introduction to the basics of Evaluation Training – Wednesday 9th September 
Another area our members have expressed an interest receiving training in is impact measurement and reporting on the work carried out in an impactful way.   We have been working with Evaluation Support Scotland and we are offering a tailored training session open to our members.

This 3-hour introductory session will help you get to grips with the basics of evaluation.
Along with fellow members of Angus Social Enterprise Network, you will gain an understanding of the different stages of the Evaluation Pathway (below). The session will get you thinking about how to embed evaluation within your practice so that it’s not a burdensome ‘added extra’ come reporting time.

This is an ideal session to take part in before our Showcase, event at the end of September, to help you think about telling your stories and demonstrate the impact of your work! The sessions are limited to a maximum of 10 places.  Sessions take place on Wednesday 9th September at 14:00 and last 2.5 hours.  To find out more please email admin@angussen.org.uk.  Booking information will be sent out shortly. 

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Planning for Reopening

Join us at the first Angus SEN Virtual Network Event!
Tuesday 14th July 14:00 – 16:00

Book your free place here!

Book your free place here.

With lock-down now being eased and us all being faced with a sea of information, guidance and advice, we thought it would be good to come together to share ideas, experiences and to support each other to move towards re-opening.

We will be joined by a Health and Safety expert who has been assisting organisations with their reopening plans. We will also have a general presentation on what organisations need to consider as as well as input around well-being of staff.  

If you have any questions or concerns that you are keen for us to cover, please email them to Beverley@angussen.org.uk before the event.  We will also have space for questions and discussions on the day.  

Book your free place here!

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Events

Due to the current restrictions all our upcoming events have been postponed. We will post information for new events as soon as they are confirmed, so please check back regularly.

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