Training Courses: July 2022

Details of our upcoming training courses.

◆ An introduction to Public Procurement and Bid Writing, 5 – 6 July 2022
◆ Writing Compelling Bids, 19 – 20 July 2022
◆ Advanced Bid Writing Skills, 26 – 27 July 2022
◆ Social Value in Bidding, 21 July 2022

Case Study: Bridgeway Consulting Ltd

Bridgeway receives The Queen‘s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development – 2017 In this case study we speak to Business Development Specialist Tom Foster to find out more about Bridgeway Consulting Ltd and their experience of using Tenders Direct.

Upcoming Free Webinars

Looking to learn but too pushed for time? With our free webinars you can join us on your lunch break or watch previous recordings at your leisure. Lasting no longer than an hour, we cover a variety of topics relevant to suppliers. Our next live sessions explore different types of tenders, why they are important, […]

Simple Strategies for Success: Take the Initiative

In his poem Calmly We Walk Through This April’s Day, Delmore Schwartz observed that “Time is the fire in which we burn”. Anyone familiar with tender submissions will probably have sympathy with this sentiment. After finding a promising contract, it can be quite a struggle to prepare a bid within a limited time-frame while staying […]

Simple Strategies for Success: Knowledge is Power

Most of us are familiar with this quote widely attributed to Albert Einstein: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” It transpires that there is no record of Mr Einstein saying this, but there is truth to it regardless. Suppliers struggling to win public contracts should […]

Simple Strategies for Success: Be Pragmatic

One of the most common pieces of feedback we receive from subscribers trying to win their first public contract is that they are tired of being knocked back from promising opportunities, with many minded to give up entirely and focus their efforts exclusively on the private sector. This is entirely understandable when time and resources […]

Tender Forecasting

A little heads up can go a long way in the world of public sector tendering. Suppliers usually rely on Prior Information Notices (PINs) to give them a heads up that a contract was soon to be out there to bid on. PINs are a great way to prepare for a bid response, but the […]

Why we love low value tenders

Low value tenders are a good starting point for SMEs and companies with limited tendering experience – and there are many benefits to bidding for these types of contracts.