Introducing PAGABO Frameworks

PAGABO is a specialist framework organisation building and managing modern, innovative framework agreements for a range of UK clients. As a preferred supplier to PAGABO, AM Bid takes a deep dive into what PAGABO offers and their views on various topical issues in the industry. PAGABO offerings PAGABO currently have nine framework agreements (focusing on mainly construction, built environment, facilities

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Construction Consultancy in the 2020s

The past 18 months have seen incredible changes within the construction industry. Brexit, Covid and other significant issues have resulted in fundamental changes in virtually every aspect of the industry, resulting in great uncertainty for companies wishing to survive and be successful. In this article, we will explore the world of construction consultancy and deep dive into some of the

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Developing as a Bid Professional

Working in the bidding industry is a rather curious affair. Up until relatively recently, bidding and tendering was never historically viewed as a specialism in its own right, with the vast majority of current professionals falling into bid roles from other professions. Without any industry defined career paths or skills development plans, this has regrettably contributed to a twin effect

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Leading Remote Working Teams

Working from home has been the new norm over the past 18 months as businesses have adapted to the pandemic. Many organisations that required the typical 5 days in the office no longer find this to be necessary. Hybrid models are being introduced which are giving employees more flexibility. Given this, there will still be situations where employees are required

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Successful Local Government Bidding

In the UK, local governments award contracts of over £100 billion every year. They will not be going out of business and they always pay their bill. This makes the public sector an appealing customer so we will consider how you can win local government contracts. What They Offer If your organisation is looking for business growth opportunities in public

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5 Ways to Resource Your Bids During Holiday Seasons

Holiday periods can provide some headaches for bidders. Who will write and manage your bids when key staff are on holiday? We provide 5 helpful suggestions below for bidders below: 1. Always keep a documented pipeline of the bidding and tender opportunities that you are anticipating and when you are expecting to see these come to the market. This doesn’t

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What to Look for When Recruiting Bid Staff

Winning tenders, bids and proposals is a core part of maintaining the stability and growth of many businesses and having the right people in place to deliver this success is crucial. Bid writing can be a niche profession, so what do you look for to ensure you are recruiting the right people with the skills and attributes required to build

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Writing Winning Award Submissions

Business Awards provide an excellent opportunity for an organisation to gain sectoral and professional recognition for their work and achievements. Why apply for business awards? There are many reasons why organisations should apply for Business Awards. These include: Greater brand recognition – within each stage of an Award the business is promoted by the awarding body. An example would be

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Data-Driven Decision Making

With an ever increasing amount of data being generated across the globe every second it is not surprising that data has become incredibly valuable and is being harnessed to shape the future. Data is rapidly becoming a business’s greatest asset but how can it drive decision making? This challenge needs to be met as your client’s customer experience, competitive advantage

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Changes to the Domestic Heating Market

The government’s push to drive heating toward more sustainable energy sources and away from fossil fuels, will undoubtedly revolutionise heating systems in the future. With no gas boilers to be installed in new homes after 2025, and many existing homes to be retrofitted, we face significant changes and potential skills shortages. Landlords also need to prepare now for 2028 when

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