7 Steps Clients Can Take to Attract Quality Bids

Smart clients are taking steps to ensure they attract a sufficient number of quality bids. Conversely, if clients adopt a “We’re the client; we set the rules; and bidders will just have to conform to what we want” they risk alienating bidders. When this happens, usually a lower number of bids are received – or […]

How to look after your wellbeing during a bid – with the seal of approval from Josh Quigley, The Tartan Explorer

In today’s world, we lead increasingly busy work lives. As a result of this, it’s now more important than ever to take care of not only our physical health, but also our well-being so we’re emotionally equipped to manage these demands. You may ask yourself… What does looking after your well-being have to do with […]

How to Beat Bid Fear

Picture this…you spot a tender online which is perfect for your business to bid for. You’ve worked in the sector you specialise in for many years, so you’re confident your business can deliver the client’s requirements. With not a moment to lose (as time is of the essence when it comes to bids) you download […]

Success Starts Here…at the Peninsula Business Owners Briefing co-hosted with AM Bid Services

Are you a Business Owner or Director with questions about… being successful in Bidding? Employment Law? or Video for business? Then we have an exclusive, unmissable Networking and Business Owners Briefing event for you taking place on Wednesday 28 th September. This will see Bid Specialist organisation, AM Bid Services partnering with Peninsula, the UK’s […]

Bidding and Brexit – some of the questions

Since the Brexit vote, we have received a number of questions from our clients.  These include: 1. Is the OJEU process still applicable to UK public sector buyers? 2. Will Brexit spell the end of public sector procurement as we know it? 3. What effect may the Brexit vote have on how contractors handle their bidding requirements? In the […]

3 top tips on bringing Social Value / Community Benefits to life in your bid

When it comes to bidding for contracts with the public sector, there is now substantial emphasis on Social Value / Community Benefits. Bidders need to demonstrate that they are good corporate citizens in the local areas they operate in. For some business owners, the terms Social Value / Community Benefits can be mystifying. However, when […]

Social Enterprise Summit delegates to learn how to win Public Sector work through tactical planning tips

Recent years have seen a significant rise in the work and importance of social enterprises. In order to explore how social enterprises can best contribute to economic growth and social welfare in Scotland, Holyrood Communications is set to host the inaugural Social Enterprise Summit event taking place on Tuesday 21st June in Perth. Holyrood Communications […]

6 highlights to look forward to at the upcoming “How to Bid and Win!” Edinburgh Chamber workshop on 9th June

Andrew Morrison, Managing Director of Lothians based AM Bid Services takes centre stage at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 60 Really Useful Minutes event on Thursday 9th June from 10am-11am. The event will be held at the Chamber offices at 40 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LE. The public sector in Scotland puts £11 billion of […]

Getting on your marks for the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow!

The inaugural European Championships in 2018 will be Glasgow’s next international sporting event. Glasgow City Council is successfully building on the legacy and investment brought into the city by the 2014 Commonwealth Games. In a unique sporting partnership, these championships will be jointly hosted with the City of Berlin, where the athletics will be held. […]

Bidding Consultancy Supporting the Tartan Explorer’s Bid to Cycle the World!

Andrew Morrison, AM Bid Services and Josh Quigley, The Tartan Explorer It’s startling to learn that 2 people die in Scotland every day because of Suicide and that Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 35.   To tackle this, a global suicide prevention movement has been initiated by The Tartan Explorer, Josh Quigley. The […]