Tendering

The Importance of Social Value in Tendering

Social value is an important aspect of modern tendering and bid-writing. It is essential that you and your business are capable of responding to the questions related to the social value that may and will occur as part of a bidding process. It is also key that you are able to understand and evidence how …

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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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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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The 3 Main Types of Tender Explained

What is a Tender? A tender is a process where the public sector (schools and hospitals) and private sector invite bids for large project projects that require raw materials, products, and services. A tender invites other businesses to bid to fulfil the contract. In this blog, I will explain the 3 main types of tenders …

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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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