CSA to provide services on behalf of Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS)
The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) provide expert advice, one-to-one support, training and events for manufacturing businesses of all sizes throughout Scotland. They use specialist practitioner teams consisting entirely of hands-on experts in process improvement, lean manufacturing, innovation and allied disciplines.  CSA in partnership with Viable Ventures Ltd has been appointed as one of a number of specialist practices to provide these services (Oct 2012).

Development Partners / CSA framework agreement

Development Partners have been in the business of providing training and advice to thousands of clients since 1994 and have developed our pool to include over 500 expert business brains. Covering a wide range of business disciplines from finance to marketing, project management to exporting and IT to leadership, and can help you meet almost any business challenge.
Development Partners also make sure that the solution for your business is appropriate. Not just in terms of expertise but in terms of budget.

Every business decision needs to take account of the return on investment and that very definitely includes buying in outside expertise. We don’t forget that vital point and it’s a big part of the reason we have been managing the advice services of Highlands & Islands Enterprise since 2003.

CSA has been a framework provider of specialist services for Development Partners since 2011.