Details of Web Development and Profit through Procurement programmes announced

Launch of Web and Procurement programmes

Published: 24th October 2017

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has launched the second round of two Council-led free business support initiatives – a Website Development programme to help businesses to develop their online presence and a Profit Through Procurement programme which assists small businesses to apply for public sector or large scale private sector tender opportunities.

Website NI Ltd will deliver the Website Development Programme which will support 20 businesses throughout the district who have either limited or no digital presence at the moment to help them set up or improve their website.

The Profit Through Procurement Programme being delivered by Global Education (NI) Ltd will assist 25 businesses through two days one-to-one mentoring which will focus on the specific requirements of public sector or large scale private sector tendering and will be aimed at assisting businesses to improve their knowledge, skills capability and ability to source and submit tenders to win new work.

The Profit Through Procurement programme is currently open for applications while applications for the Website Design programme will be accepted from Wednesday
1 November 2017. Applications for both programmes close on Thursday 30 November 2017.

The closing date for expressions of interest in the Profit Through Procurement Programme is 30 November 2017. To register your expression of interest please contact Ms Janis Simpson-Mahoney or Ms Melissa Rutherford, telephone 0287 134 7631/ 0288 772 4389 or email Janis@gelltd.com

To assist with the application process GEL is also intending to hold two application clinics in the Sperrin Centre, 1 Market Street, Omagh on 25 October 2017 from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm and in the Intec Centre, 3 East Bridge Street, Enniskillen on 2 November 2017 from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm.

To register for the Website Development Programme log on to http://fodc-online.com.

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