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Final bid review stage of our 7 stage bid process
Final Review of Bid (Bid Review) before Submission
Final Review of Bid (Bid Review) before Submission 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

The final review should involve a critical assessment of the responses in-line with the published scoring system to ensure that maximum marks can be allocated to…

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An article around our involvement with APMP
We’re heading to APMP’s Coming of Age
We’re heading to APMP’s Coming of Age 1024 1024 Contracts Advance
Bid Less, Win More
Bid Less, Win More 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

To win business within the public sector, and particularly contracts with the NHS, the relevant Commissioning Organisation will nearly always enter into a procurement process that…

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Time to up-skill article
Time To Skill Up?
Time To Skill Up? 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

Time to skill up? Bids are expensive; complicated and risky. There will be one winner from 20 organisations who apply, normally 6 will be shortlisted and…

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Basics of pre-bid engagement stage of our 7 stage bid process
Basics of Pre-Bid Engagement
Basics of Pre-Bid Engagement 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

Learn how to build relationships within the Public Sector Pre-bid engagement is the process of building a relationship with decision-makers and commissioners behind procurement teams before…

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Glossary of Bid Terms
Resource – Glossary of Bid Terms
Resource – Glossary of Bid Terms 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

Glossary of Bid Terms Whether you’re new to the pre-bidding game or you’re just looking for a refresh; we’ve compiled a helpful glossary of the most…

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Blog – Post Brexit Public Sector Procurement
Blog – Post Brexit Public Sector Procurement 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

As at the time of writing, Brexit has been delayed until 12 April 19 at the earliest (noting the condition the EU imposed that the deal…

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Customer Story – Apogee
Customer Story – Apogee 768 513 Contracts Advance

We sat down with Matt Lemon, Head of Bids at Apogee. Apogee is Europe’s largest independent provider of print, document and process technology and outsource services.…

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Customer Story – Ian Williams
Customer Story – Ian Williams 768 513 Contracts Advance

We with Amy Boothman, Bid Manager, and Bev Lane, Bid Coordinator, at Ian Williams. Ian Williams is one of the UK’s leading property services companies. It…

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Customer Story – Screwfix
Customer Story – Screwfix 768 513 Contracts Advance

We sat down with Matthew Emmerson, National Bids, Tenders & Framework Manager at Screwfix. Screwfix is the UK’s largest multi-channel supplier of Trade Tools, Plumbing, Electrical,…

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