How can SMEs Bid to Win in the post-Carillion World

The collapse of Carillion (the UK’s second largest construction company) on 15th January 2018 was a disaster for its staff, sub-contractors, suppliers and shareholders. It will have significant impacts for many of its clients. But to quote Winston Churchill, “Never let a good crisis go to waste”. Andrew Morrison examines how a crisis can, and […]

How to Bid and Win in the Social Housing Sector

The urgent need across the UK for more homes, including in the social housing sector, is receiving increasing media attention and is now attracting substantial additional funding from Government. The November 2017 Budget announced £15.3 billion of new financial support for house building over the next five years and more money to help SME builders. […]

To Bid or Not to Bid?

With a wealth of opportunities on offer, its easy to forget that you don’t have to bid for every contract. Take a look at Andrew Morrison’s top tips below on when to hold back: When might you decline to bid an opportunity? To achieve a high bid win rate, you will also need to establish […]

Leading bid specialist’s winning streak continues

AM Bid Services Managing Director honoured with top accolade     Andrew Morrison, Founder and Managing Director of AM Bid Services fought off strong competition to win the prestigious ‘Emerging Director’ Award at the Institute of Directors, Scotland Director of the Year Awards last night at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow. The Institute of Directors […]

Professional Services – Bidding Professionally

‘High value services delivered by skilled, qualified and regulated individuals’. This sounds like a Unique Selling Point but a combination of this phrase appears in every Professional Services tender submission. Whether it be an Accountant, Auditor, Lawyer or Management Consultant, the public and private sectors need all of these professional services to help them comply […]

Avoiding bid own goals!

First impressions are everything when you’re trying to secure business, Founder and Managing Director Andrew Morrison runs through his top ten tips on avoiding bid own goals to ensure you’re remembered for all the right reasons! Refers to the wrong client name … oops, could be a show-stopper! Not answering the question or answering the […]

Want to get the edge on your competitors and optimise prospects of winning?

Keeping ahead of competitors is at the top of every company’s agenda, but engaging a bid specialist could be a game changer to help you stay in the driving seat. AM Bid Services Founder and Managing Director Andrew Morrison shares his top tips on how a bid specialist can give businesses that all important competitive […]

Meet the Team – Peter Sharpe

Name Peter Sharpe Job title Bid Manager/Writer Tell us about your role I work with our London and South East clients on the tender process and support the production of the final bid. My role is varied and can include bid writing, editing, reviewing and working with the client directly to gather information and ensure […]

Managing Director of AM Bid Services shortlisted for Emerging Director by the Institute of Directors

Andrew Morrison, Founder and Managing Director of AM Bid Services has been shortlisted for the ‘Emerging Director’ Award at the Institute of Directors, Scotland Director of the Year Awards to be held in March 2018. The ‘Emerging Director’ Award is open to innovative leaders of new or established businesses who have operated at director level for […]

AM Bid Services awarded Best Performing Business at Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Awards

Leading bid specialists, AM Bid Services, fought off strong competition at last night’s prestigious Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Awards to win ‘Best Performing Business (1-10 employees)’ after a highly successful year in 2017, which saw the company’s turnover increase by 73 percent. The company won the highly-sought after award after impressing the judges with its […]