Coronavirus (COVID-19): Are You Bid Ready?

A significant part of the UK’s business community is dependent on winning work through competitive bid / tender processes. What are some of the ways that bidding is likely to be impacted by the coronavirus and, importantly, what steps can buyers and bidders take to mitigate the effects? Before listing these, it is worth stating […]

£250m-£350m UK wide contract opportunity

Industry – Residential property renting or leasing services – 70210000 Location of contract – Any region Value of contract – £250.0m – £350.0m Published date – 05 March 2020 Closing date – 09 April 2020 Contract start date – 27 May 2021 Contract end date – 26 May 2028 Residential property renting or leasing services. […]

3 quick writing tips to boost your bids

Writing a winning bid can seem like a huge task. You not only need a compelling solution, but you also need to find a way to communicate it in a compelling and persuasive manner. So, here are three quick bid writing tips that you can use now to elevate your next bid or proposal. 1. […]

How to maximise your time with interim bid support

Taking on an interim bid support can be a great way of getting through busy times or completing a must-win bid. It is an investment and you will want to do what you can to get the most out of your investment. Below are 6 tips on how to maximise your time with interim bid […]

Preparing for procurement, how to get ready for a tender

You know a bid is coming to market, so what can you do ahead of time to make sure you give yourself the best chance of a successful, efficient bid writing process? Do your research There is a lot of publicly available information that can help give you an edge over your competition such as: […]

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 […]