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Elliott Cook: One Month In

Posted on 03-07-2015

A new company, new faces and new routines; a fresh start working with Executive Compass. The past few days have been quite a break from my usual working week as a primary school teacher, but trying to find your footing in a fast moving office environment is never the easiest task. As luck would have...

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Using Copy and Paste in a Tender

Posted on 30-06-2015

As a company we never use copy and paste when writing tenders as it does not create the strongest possible response. However, many businesses writing their own tenders find that it saves time and they are comfortable with reusing old material. So, because of this we have put together a guide for...

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How to Create a Bid Library

Posted on 26-06-2015

A bid library is a collection of documents and model answers used when writing a tender. These responses have been perfected over multiple submissions, saving time and improving the quality of a company’s bids. A bid library is constantly adapting to feedback with each submission. In this...

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Bid Writing During Peak Holidays

Posted on 23-06-2015

For companies that tender for contracts, bid writing never stops. Even during peak holidays a bid writer’s work is not finished and they must keep on writing and submitting tenders. During these busy periods businesses can struggle as they may be left requiring support when staff take time...

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How to Effectively Review a Tender Submission

Posted on 19-06-2015

One of the things we stress the most in these posts in the importance of a thorough review procedure when writing a bid. Understanding how to effectively review a tender submission can be the difference between winning and losing the bid. There should be a distinct structure in place, which incorporates...

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