About Us

The Developing Markets for Third Sector Providers programme is being delivered by Ready for Business, a third sector led consortium comprised of social enterprises and leading private sector organisations. The partners are Ready for Business Procurement LLP, KPMG, Social Value Lab and MacRoberts LLP. These core partners are supported by a number of specialist sub contractors including Specialisterne, the SROI Network, Insistute for Voluntary Action Research, Peter Scholten and the Supplier Development Programme. Our unique combination of knowledge and experience of the issues facing the public sector commissioning and procurement community and third sector suppliers has enabled us to design and develop an innovative combination of events and consultancy support programme which we believe will deliver lasting change.

The partners in Ready for Business Procurement LLP are Senscot, CEiS and Social Firms each of whom is a leading member of the Scottish social enterprise business community and who share a commitment to developing the third sector and building relationships with the public sector.