We match our consultants to your business to ensure you get the best possible advice. Our consultants come from a wide variety of industries, their skills and knowledge are unequalled in the business.
We give you all the advice, knowledge and tailored support you need to turn tenders into winning bids.
Support in all
aspects of bidding
Get expert advice on every part of the bidding process, from strategy and pre-bid market intelligence to effective qualification and quality submissions. We provide full project management, bid writing and review services to ensure you maximise your resource and your chances of winning!
and tailored approach
Whatever your size, whatever your sector, we can support you to win more public sector contracts. We work closely with you and tailor our approach to meet your specific needs and requirements for a flexible and cost-effective solution.
Work with our experienced bid writers to ensure your scoring is maximised and that your bid captures your full expertise.
Bid strategy & management
We match our bid advisory consultants to your business ensuring you get the right strategic advice and professional project management to give you the best possible chance of winning bids’.
Enhance your content thanks to the proven track record of our review experts. Their highly-targeted approach improves your chances of winning by increasing your response scores as they are evaluated.
Boost your team’s knowledge and confidence with our flexible, personalised bid training. Develop the skills needed to maximise your chances of winning and support your future growth.
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Frequently asked questions.
What industries does your advisory team have experience within?
Our team of consultants have in-depth experience across a range of sectors including health care, IT, construction and recruitment to name but a few. Our approach is based on working in partnership with our customers. We can work across all industries because we combine our bid expertise with your subject matter expertise and this produces high quality, often winning bids. Get in touch if you would like to know more about our experience.
How does your advisory team understand our business & industry?
The chances are we have worked in your industry before so come with a level of background knowledge. If we are working with on pre-bid activities we will be building a picture of how your business works, your competitors, customers and the wider market. If we are working on a live bid, we accelerate this when developing the Bid Strategy and interacting with key stakeholders at the kick-off meeting and series of capture sessions. As we are writing the bid for you, we are gaining a better understanding of what you do and we will help you to produce a bid that highlights why your company should be the provider of choice.
What experience does your advisory team have of wining public sector contracts?
Our team of senior consultants have many years combined experience. Our team have all held senior roles within a range of different organisations ensuring we offer a broad spectrum of support to our customers. We win 85% of bids for our customers across all sectors and size of contract.
How do you price your advisory offering?
Our bespoke projects are charged based on how much time they take to complete. We also offer Advisory packages which you can see on our pricing page.
What success have you had with bidding?
We have won 85% of bids across our entire customer base and been successful on 100% of framework applications where we managed the process and wrote the content.
What makes your advisory team different to other consultancies?
Our team have all held senior operational roles as well as having bid experience. This means that our consultants understand how things work in the real world and bring a level of commercial acumen that you will not find in combination with a software offering. Our strength is in combining software and advisory skills to ensure that you find and win the opportunities you are targeting.
Can I use your advisory service when I need them, or am I tied into a contract?
Yes you can use our team as and when you need them. We do offer a retained option which gives customers access to more competitive pricing.
What notice do you need to help me with a bid?
As much as possible but a minimum of two weeks. If you need a review we can schedule this up to 48 hours before the submission deadline.
Can you help us with our bid strategy?
Yes. Our project managers are experts in developing winning strategies for our customers. We have been doing this for years and have created some really innovative approaches whether that is bidding alone or in partnership that have created a competitive advantage for our customers.
Can you review my bids and provide feedback?
Yes. Our bid reviews are incredibly forensic and will provide you with detailed commentary and recommendations to increase your scores and win more bids.
Do you offer ad-hoc support when I urgently need advice?
Yes. We always have a member of the team available who can find you the advice you need. If you need ad-hoc support, our Advice Line package would be perfect for you.
Hear what our customers say.
“The service is excellent – by far the best on the market. It really is key for any company looking to win more work in the public sector.”
Bid Manager, LUC (Land Use Consultants Ltd)
“Contracts Advance have worked very closely with Latcham Direct. This has really improved the quality of our bids and led us to win several large contracts… We have been extremely pleased with the service and support provided.”
“Immediately we could see that the Contracts Advance Software app would allow for advance visibility, allowing us to build an accurate pipeline of work, plan ahead and facilitate pre-bid engagement. [It] has contributed to a win-rate that we’re really proud of.”
Bid Consultant Certes IT Service Solutions
“The Contracts Advance team were able to seamlessly integrate with our team; were personable and supportive, which was a real benefit for staff who are not used to writing bid responses. It is the Trust’s view that a high-quality bid was submitted & Contracts Advance played a crucial role in this.”
North Bristol NHS Trust