Resources

Bid Response Production stage of our 7-stage bid management process
Bid Response Production-5 Key Points
Bid Response Production-5 Key Points 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

When producing the responses within a bid, we propose there is a minimum of five points to consider which will lead to a high-scoring submission.   …

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Financially modelling stage of our 7-stage bid management process
Financial Modelling
Financial Modelling 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

Financial Modelling/Product Pricing is crucial to the success of a bid submission. In many cases, the Financial Modelling/Product Pricing is assessed equal to, or greater than,…

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Pre-bid activity stage of our 7 stage bid process
Pre-bid Activity
Pre-bid Activity 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

If you want and need to increase your bid win success, then we recommend in the majority of cases that your bid management process should not…

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Bid Kick Off stage of our 7 stage bid process
Bid ‘Kick Off & Strategy’ Session
Bid ‘Kick Off & Strategy’ Session 1024 1024 Contracts Advance

Bid ‘Kick-Off & Strategy’ Session The Bid Kick-Off & Strategy (BKS) session reaffirms your bid pre-qualification and should clearly detail the way in which you will…

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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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