10 Bid / Tender Trends for 2020

2020 is not just a new year but the beginning of a new decade. I list below 10 of the most likely (and not the only) trends that are likely to affect both public and private sectors – and both clients and contractors / bidders. 1. Brexit – For the 5th year in a row […]

10 Bid Trends for the Construction Sector in 2020

Writing this article as 2019 draws to a close feels a little easier than writing last year’s article. There would appear to some more certainties for 2020; however, there are still some significant headwinds that will affect the sector. In this article, I list 10 of the most likely (and not the only) trends that […]

AM Bid posts rapid growth for fifth year running

AM Bid, Scotland’s largest bid and tender specialist, is pleased to report further rapid growth during its fifth year of trading. Turnover to the year end September 30, 2019 was up £169,000 to sit at £898,000, an increase of 23% (net profit remains positive). The company is happy to note this has been achieved with […]

AM Bid win People Development prize at national awards ceremony

Scotland’s leading proposal and tender specialists AM Bid were last week celebrating People Development recognition at the prestigious APMP (Association of Proposal Management Professionals) UK Annual Awards. AM Bid were named as winners of the People Development award in recognition of their ongoing commitment to personal development across the business and the enhancement of the […]

David Gray appointed AM Bid Managing Director

AM Bid, Scotland’s largest bid and tender specialist, has set the foundations for continued expansion with the appointment of David Gray as Managing Director. David joined the company in 2016 from EDF Energy and steps up from Bid Development Director in a move which sees founder and outgoing MD Andrew Morrison assume the role of […]

AM Bid opens first Scottish office in Edinburgh

AM Bid, Scotland’s largest bid and tender specialist, is pleased to announce it will open its first Scottish office in Edinburgh next week. The award-winning company will be one of the first tenants in the new 40,000 sq. ft. WeWork facility when they take up residence at 80 George Street on Tuesday, October 1. AM […]

An Easy Formula to Write Winning Case Studies

When tender writing, case studies are one of the best ways to make your company stand out. They are an opportunity to really set your business apart and show your achievements. A well written case study does more than just show a product or service, it does something much more important (and persuasive). It tells [...]

I-Flair Meet the Buyer Day – Property Maintenance Framework Agreement

Last week, Gavin Cowan, our West of Scotland based Client Account Executive, attended the I-Flair Meet the Buyer Day to learn more about the Property Maintenance Framework Agreement to be tendered in early October. I-Flair is a consortium of housing associations in East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and Renfrewshire. The current members of I-Flair are Barrhead, Bridgewater, […]

Devil’s in the Details

So many people I speak to work so hard on bid writing. For the duration of the tender process, they are totally engrossed in every last detail and drafting those question responses. They are fully involved with bid management, know each answer backwards and are continually working out how to answer the big question when […]