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10 stakeholders who can learn from the Carillion collapse

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The collapse of Carillion – a disaster waiting to happen “hidden in plain sight” needs to provoke a fundamental rethink...
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The eight bid trends for 2018

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Whilst 2017 has seen some changes in what is important to buyers, 2018 looks like a period of greater flux....
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In Bidding, you’ve got to be in it to win it!

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We’ve all been there… A tender for a big contract is published and you really want to win it, but...
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6 Bid Trends for 2017

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As 2016 draws to a close, what bid trends can we expect to see in 2017?  Reflecting on activity in the...
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Thinking about a Consortium Bid?

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Bidding as part of a consortium can increase the opportunities available to your organisation. There are some important factors though...
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Beginners Guide to Public Contracts Scotland

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As a first time or relatively new bidder, you may have heard the term ‘PCS’ being mentioned, but may be...
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5 Ways to Save Time During a Bid

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When it comes to bidding, as soon as the client issues the documents, the clock is ticking. It’s now over...
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Mind the Gap… Why undertake a Bid Gap Analysis Review?

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Picture this… You’ve been working hard for 20 days completing a bid. You’re confident that you’ve answered all the client’s...
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7 Steps Clients Can Take to Attract Quality Bids

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Smart clients are taking steps to ensure they attract a sufficient number of quality bids. Conversely, if clients adopt a...
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How to Beat Bid Fear

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Picture this…you spot a tender online which is perfect for your business to bid for. You’ve worked in the sector...
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Bidding and Brexit – some of the questions

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Since the Brexit vote, we have received a number of questions from our clients.  These include: 1. Is the OJEU process...
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3 top tips on bringing Social Value / Community Benefits to life in your bid

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When it comes to bidding for contracts with the public sector, there is now substantial emphasis on Social Value /...
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How to Choose Bid Win Themes

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Selecting Bid Win Themes is a key part of Capture Planning and the Bid Kick Off Session.  Bid Win Themes...
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3 reasons why SMEs are not bidding

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It would be fair to say that SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) are pioneers when it comes to delivering a...
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Bidding for Social Housing Contracts? 10 points to ponder

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To succeed when bidding for social housing maintenance contracts, tenderers need to demonstrate that they truly understand: the sector, the client,...
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Making the most of Meet the Buyer

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Meet the Buyer events are useful for a number of reasons, but many businesses don’t utilise them to their full...
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How do you react when you see TUPE in a bid?

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The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) protects the rights of employees when their work transfers to...
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Bid Trends in 2016

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What Bid Trends are we likely to see in 2016? This article will help you to be aware of 5...
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3 Experience Levels in Which You Need to Hire a Bid Specialist

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This article will identify 3 levels of experience in bidding. Each level presents an important occasion in which you need...
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2016 – How Bid Ready Are You?

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With a growing economy operating in a context of increased pressure on both public and private sectors to extract value...
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