Frameworks – The Bidders’ Perspective

Frameworks remain one of the most interesting opportunities for all bidders with the scope to gain multiple work packages and build long term partnerships. The success of frameworks has also been one of its challenges and with so many to go for, what should bidders do to succeed and pickup the right work packages. So […]

Construction Works Framework – Latest Update

Construction is always one of the most active bidding sectors with around 7,000 frameworks active across the UK. The largest one which will be open in the UK next year is the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Construction Works Framework which will be released in January 2019. Chris Blackburn, our North West-based Senior Bid Manager, attended […]

How to Handle ‘Parkinson’s Law’

One of the biggest challenges for bid specialists, and something which is becoming more common, is how to handle Parkinson’s Law. For those of you that aren’t familiar with this concept, there is an adage that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”. This is not a new idea as […]

AM Bid continues its support for Social Bite and Sleep in the Park

AM Bid is delighted to continue its support for Social Bite, the Edinburgh-based charity with a mission to end homelessness in Scotland, by sponsoring Oliver Luhrs, one of our Bid Writers, who is taking part in this year’s Sleep in the Park event in Glasgow. Oliver is taking part in the sleep-out in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove […]

9 Bid Trends for 2019

It’s a brave person who would confidently state what 2019 will bring! While no-one can be certain of the exact impacts of all the possible political, economic, societal, technological, legal and environmental changes, what is certain is that 2019 will bring some of the most challenging conditions for business since the last recession. What will […]

10 Ways to Ace a Bid Interview Presentation!

    You are in the final stages of an important bid and now have a Bid Interview / Presentation to prepare for. In many ways, this is like a job interview and success will come from thorough preparation and making a persuasive connection with your interviewers. The 10 tips below will help you to […]

Wigan, Bolton and Bury Construction Club

Recently Chris Blackburn, our Lancashire-based Senior Bid Manager attended the Wigan, Bolton and Bury Construction Club, organised by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Chris reports back on the range of developments underway in this part of the region…. For those not familiar with the region, Bolton, Bury and Wigan are three major towns which […]

CCS Construction Works Framework – Latest Update

One of the most active sectors for bids and tenders has always been Construction and Infrastructure with high-value framework opportunities on offer. Oliver Luhrs, one of our Bid Writers, attended a Crown Commercial Service (CCS) webinar yesterday to hear about the updates to the Construction Works frameworks up for tendering later this year. As we […]

Tender specialist AM Bid to share its expertise at Europe’s premier bidding conference

Senior staff from multi award-winning bid and tender specialist AM Bid will share their expertise and successes this week at Europe’s premier conference for bid management professionals. In his ‘Diary of a Bid Doctor’ presentation at the APMP UK Annual Conference in London, David Gray, Bid Development Director with AM Bid, David will reveal some […]

Bidding specialist AM Bid announces record results, predicts strong future for outsourced bidding

Multi award-winning bid and tender specialist AM Bid has announced a record increase in turnover as it establishes itself as one of the leaders in its sector. AM Bid achieved £729,000 in sales in the year to 30th September 2018, a 57% increase on 2017. Net profits are likely to remain stable. Since its launch […]