How To Win Bids and Tenders

Wondering how to go about winning bids and tenders? Writing first-class bids isn’t an exact science – but at Win That Bid, we’ve got the expertise to help you secure your dream contracts with ease. Top Ten Tips for Winning Tenders 1.    Be thorough: answer every question in the bid document – missing out a … Read more

OJEU opportunities: 2014 Thresholds & Limits

Proposal writers may have noticed that on the 1st January 2014 the EU published new public procurement financial thresholds. These will apply to all award procedures under the public contracts regulations 2006. With these recent changes, now is a good time to look at what the financial thresholds are and what they mean for proposal … Read more

Laying the procurement pipeline

New information has emerged from the Cabinet Office describing the £84bn ‘procurement pipeline’ planned for the next five years. Covering 18 business sectors, the pipeline lays out the government’s anticipated project needs over the next few years. Notices of this kind have been published since November 2011; the most recent announcement adds professional services, financial … Read more

How to Find Tenders

This article sets out some of the ways to find yourself some great tendering opportunities.

Tender Writing Policies: New Bribery Act Rules

Do you have a complete and up to date suite of policies in your tender writing and policies library? Well here’s one more to add to the list. The Bribery Act 2010 finally arrived on 1st July 2011. If you missed our spring bulletin, the Act creates a brand new offence applicable to UK commercial … Read more

How many public contracts are out there for my business?

This blog suggests ways to research the size of the market for your type of business when building public contract tendering into your business strategy, along with some useful insights on how to begin the journey of preparing your business to take part in public contract tendering.