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Gaining an Advantage When Bidding

Posted on 28-04-2015

One of the most difficult aspects of writing a tender is gaining an advantage over your competition. This is the key to winning almost any bid – score more points than your competitors. It may sound simple but it is the reason so many companies choose to use our services, because we can...

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Help Writing a Tender

Posted on 24-04-2015

Once you have successfully passed the PQQ stage you will be sent an Invitation to Tender (ITT). The ITT document is designed to evaluate which supplier has the best method of delivering the contract at a fair price, however first and foremost the ITT is a competition. An ITT consists of a number...

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Meeting the Word Count in an ITT

Posted on 21-04-2015

A common problem when responding to a PQQ or ITT is following the word count or character stipulations of each question. Both having too few or too many words can impact the score of your response, and in the worst cases, lose you the contract. In this blog we look at the issues of word count...

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Social Value Tender Questions

Posted on 17-04-2015

Since the incorporation of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 we have found many companies struggle responding to related tender questions. The Social Value Act dictates that contracting authorities must incorporate certain considerations into their procurement processes. They must consider...

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Using Past Experience in a Tender

Posted on 14-04-2015

Correctly leveraging past experience in a tender is one of the most effective ways to set your company apart from the competition. The advantage of using past experience is that the responses can be developed when there is no live submission. This means that you can workshop and perfect your answers,...

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