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The most common mistakes in Bid Writing you need to avoid

For a business looking to pick up new contracts and expand their output through tendering one of the most important skills to develop is your ability to write a bid successfully. While it may be wiser to outsource your bid-writing (find out why here), if you want to be hands-on in the process there are …

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How Has Tendering Changed Following Brexit?

Back in 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. Over the following years, businesses have dealt with a great deal of uncertainty about how they will be able to operate once the country finally leaves the EU. Throw in a global pandemic and it is safe to say that the need to have …

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How to improve productivity in your team in 5 simple steps

Productivity in a working environment is key to ensuring excellent results and continuous improvement and effective output. All people in management and leadership positions need to be on the lookout for ways to improve and develop the productivity in the teams they lead and manage. This is a key way to make your team stand …

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Why Outsourcing Bid-Writing can be the Best Business move you’ll ever make

Bid-writing can be one of the most time-consuming activities a business has to complete in order to expand, win lucrative tenders, and make serious income. Bid-writing is the process of completing PQQs (find out more about PQQs here) and bids to tender which need to include a variety of information. Tendering can be confusing and …

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What Types of Business Use Tendering the Most?

Contents: Public Sector The NHS Education Local Councils Government Agencies Other Public Sector Businesses Private Sector Tendering is a common way for businesses to procure goods and services from outside contractors, and it is a very common practice for many businesses. It is most often used by public sector businesses, think schools, the NHS, local …

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How to find the best tender websites for your business

What is tendering? Why is tendering so important? Who is tendering? Why use a tender website? The 7 things that make for a good tender website. What is tendering? Tendering is an excellent and essential tactic for developing a business and expanding your outreach as a company. Tendering comes in three main forms, open tenders, …

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5 Ways to Grow Business Profit

1.         Increase employee productivity Increasing productivity is key to a successful business. The main reason for this is you will be able to increase efficiency in the workplace and therefore increase your output without having to hire more employees. Fewer employees, producing a higher output reduces variable costs so that you are more profitable per sale. …

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7 tips to bid for grant funding efficiently

1. Make sure you’re eligible for the funding Firstly, you need to make sure you’re eligible to bid. If you’re ineligible it’s a major waste of both time and resources. It is also important to make sure your funder’s aims and objectives align with your own. Then you need to be certain that the size …

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What is a PQQ and an ITT?

What is a PQQ? A PPQ is a pre-qualification questionnaire used by buyers when identifying potential clients. It helps the company understand who can meet the requirements of the contract. The PQQ process removes any suppliers that are unsuitable for the tendering process. The PQQ document focuses on company information, what the company does, and …

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