Government’s new social value measures

Clearly Covid-19 has (and continues to) put a significant strain on the UK’s economy, with the lockdowns causing mass job losses and business closures. The government (which spends around £873bn each year on public services) has brought into place new social value procurement measures to minimise these implications as well as promote new jobs and […]

Business Development – TalkTalk Partner Roadshow

It’s been a busy few weeks completing multiple tenders for a number of clients, across the IT and healthcare sectors. In between these, we’ve found the time to attend and present at TalkTalk’s Partner Roadshows in London and Manchester. It was great to be invited to share our insights on winning tenders with TalkTalk’s partners […]

A Day in the Life – A Bid Consultant’s Perspective (Training course)

Today we’re in York where Richard is delivering our Best Practice Bid Writing training course to healthcare professionals ahead of an upcoming bid. The course will introduce them to a methodology (process, tools and techniques) that can transform their internal tendering process to produce significantly improved bids, which are both compelling and customer focused. Through […]

A Day in the Life – A Consultant’s Perspective (Interviews)

Today we are interviewing subject matter experts (SMEs) to strengthen their answers to a sexual health service tender. Due to the breadth of the questions we will require input from our client’s operational staff, clinical colleagues and partners. Working with SMEs during the bid writing process is a rewarding experience, but everyone works in different […]