Business Funding

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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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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MEAT: Most Economically Advantageous Tender

What is MEAT? MEAT was introduced by the European parliament in 2004 as part of the public procurement rules. These are known as the public contract regulations in the UK. MEAT stands for the Most Advantageously Economic Tender. It is what most buyers use during their selection process when deciding on the right supplier for …

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UK Government R&D Grant Funding at the Highest Level in Four Decades

UK Government R&D Grant Funding Totalled £14.9 Billion in 2021/22. Scientists and researchers will get an extra £250 million grant funding this year to support pioneering research and drive the UK’s ambitions to become a science superpower. As a result, UK scientists will have access to more public funding than ever before. This takes total …

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