Transforming Public Procurement – The UK Government’s Green Paper

The Cabinet Office has recently released its Green Paper outlining proposed changes in public procurement now that we have left the EU. This is a unique opportunity to remould the public procurement process in the UK and show that we are open and ready for business post-Brexit. Certain changes have already been introduced e.g. the […]

21 Public Sector Bid Trends for 2021

2020 has been a year like no other; so what’s in store in the world of public sector bidding in 2021? What will be changing in our ‘new normal’? What steps can bidders take to ensure that they are prepared for the year ahead? We are going to set out what we consider will be the […]

Reflections on 2020 in the Public Sector, Procurement and the Bidding World

Reflections on 2020 in the Public Sector, Procurement and the Bidding World 2020 – only once in every century do the first two digits in the year match the second two and this has certainly been a marked year, although not special in the way we would have perhaps hoped. Like 1919, which saw the […]

Prestigious Double for UK Bid Specialist

Prestigious Double for UK Bid Specialist Scotland’s largest bid and tender specialists, AM Bid (active across the UK and Ireland), is celebrating a prestigious double for managing director David Gray. The Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) UK has recognised David as one of the profession’s top leaders with the 2020 APMP UK Outstanding Leadership […]

AM Bid Nominated for Four Awards at UK Bid Profession’s Annual Awards

AM Bid, one of the UK’s leading bidding and tender specialists, has been nominated for four awards at the prestigious Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) UK 2020 Awards. Held virtually this year via live broadcast on Wednesday 16 December, the awards recognise the finest achievements within bidding and proposal management, celebrating individuals and organisations who […]

AM Bid Bouncing Back From Effects of Pandemic

AM Bid, Scotland’s largest bid and tender specialist and active across the UK & Ireland, is to focus on helping organisations win public sector contracts as it continues to bounce back from the effects of Covid-19. Despite the challenges caused by the pandemic, the company’s net profit remained positive at £20,380 to the year end […]

Upcoming Crown Commercial Service Opportunities

Crown Commercial Service are planning on procuring a variety of UK-wide frameworks including energy services, food supply to cloud computing in the coming months. What is Crown Commercial Service responsible for? managing the procurement of common goods and services, so public sector organisations with similar needs achieve value by buying as a single customer improving […]

£250 Million South East New Build Framework

South East Consortium is procuring a framework for the provision of New Build works to include, but not be restricted to, affordable housing schemes predominately in the South East of England. The contract notice will be published on 20 July. The Prior Information Notice is available at the link below. The estimated value of […]

AM Bid Directors Share Expertise

AM Bid Directors Share Expertise David Gray Delivers ‘Million Dollar Questions: How, when, and why to ask a buyer questions during the bid process – and why it can potentially be worth millions to your organisation’ Join David on Tuesday 23rd June 12.30pm – 1.30pm. Registration here What You’ll Learn The critical importance of asking […]

How to Bid and Win in the COVID-19 Era

Following a sharp decline in tender activity during March and April 2020, we are now seeing the return of opportunities to bid for contracts. However, bidders need to take account of the changed environment that we are all in (the “new normal”), especially when the virus clearly has some way to run. In this article, […]