Tender Jargon Made Simple: an A-Z to Keep Things Simple (Updated Apr 19)

Tender Jargon Made Simple – an A-Z to Keep Things Simple (Updated April 2019) This simple guide makes complicated tender jargon simple. One of the most off-putting things in getting started on tendering for any firm or voluntary and community sector organisation is jargon – or tender jargon – a seemingly endless catalogue of confusing terminology. Yet the explanations behind these terms are often simple and it is critical that such tender jargon should not put you off the end game of making winning tenders a component of your business development. Also professional guidance, support and templates are available to

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Winning Tenders Academy to Support the Mount Toubkal Challenge 2019

Mount Toubkal Challenge: Adventure to the Roof of North Africa Winning Tenders Academy and our partner Navigate Change Consulting are to support a 2019 team climbing Mount Toubkal in Morocco. Toubkal is an ultra prominent mountain peak in the Toubkal National Park, southwest Morocco. At 4,167 metres (13,671 ft), Toubkal is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and North Africa. Winning Tenders Academy are very pleased to support a local team in the accent as part of the Mount Toubkal Challenge; planned for May 2019. More to follow.

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Tendering for Dummies: a Guide to Tendering

Tendering for Dummies: First of all, that’s not you, but with this guidance you can develop powerful tenders and win contracts for your business.  To be open, I don’t even like the term tendering for dummies – you have great experience and have the capability to write tenders that reflects how good your business, venture or you are. Oh and has the strong potential of winning. You might be a beginner or want to improve how you write tenders, but this isn’t tendering for dummies. Therefore in this beginners guide we take you through what a tender is and provide

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Training Tender Template

Training Tender Template The Winning Tenders Academy have introduced a highly versatile, high quality, intelligent training tender template with step-by-step guidance and insights on how to develop this document into a powerful training professional services tender for your business. This provides a high quality standard, structure, look, and style similar to the ‘Big Four’ professional services firms. In other words this provides a fully reusable consultancy and training tender template for a ‘one-off’ price that you can use over and over again to develop professional tender documents that are to the standard of the global ‘Big Four’ professional services companies.

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What is the ESPD? – The European Single Procurement Document Made Simple

What is the ESPD? – A simple description and key questions answered on the European Single Procurement Document. European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) – is a ‘form’ required by those bidding for EU contracts above specific thresholds. The ESPD is basically a self-declaration of that you are a legitimate business in terms of: suitability, financial status and ability. The ‘form’ is available for online completion. Indeed online completion will be compulsory by the end of 2018. Click here for a simple video that explains it pretty well. Is it relevant to you? Well in simple terms if you want to sell your goods

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Consultancy Tender Template

Consultancy Tender Template Winning Tenders Academy have developed an intelligent consultancy tender template with guidance and tips on how to develop this document into a powerful professional services tender for your business. This provides a high quality standard, layout, look, structure, and style similar to the ‘Big Four’ professional services firms. In other words this provides a fully reusable consultancy tender template for a ‘one-off’ price that you can use over and over again to develop professional tender documents that are every bit to the level of the global ‘Big Four’ professional services companies. More than this though this consultancy

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UK Tender Opportunities: Access to Govt Tenders

UK Tender Opportunities: Get Access to Public Sector Tenders One of the challenges for businesses of all sizes, but particularly smaller businesses, is how to get access to tender opportunities including UK tender opportunities. The biggest central gateway for UK tender opportunities is Contracts Finder. Contracts Finder* is a Gov.UK website that lets interested firms search for information about public sector contracts worth over £10,000. In particular, this includes UK tender opportunities with government departments, their agencies and other public sector organisations. Contracts Finder can be used by businesses of all sizes to source and access thousands of opportunities that

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UK Procurement Guidance: A Great Resource for Your Businesses

Latest UK Procurement Guidance: a Great Resource for Businesses of All Sizes and Sectors The latest UK Procurement Guidance provides very good information firms within and external to the UK.  The latest edition of the guidance is designed to offer good practice procurement guidelines for public sector organisations. However the UK Procurement Guidance is excellent at providing the other side of the tendering coin, including communicating how good practice procurement should work (see our Jargon Buster). Critically, it offers an excellent perspective on how businesses can align their tender to fully comply with the UK Procurement Guidance, requirements and standards.

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New Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services

New Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services Ireland’s Office of Government Procurement (OGP) have released new Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services* that is very useful for Irish firms bidding within the Republic of Ireland and UK and wider EU firms wishing to win contracts within Ireland. The new Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services is actually good practice procurement guidelines for public sector organisations, but the guidance is very useful in communicating how public procurement works in Ireland (see our Jargon Buster). Most importantly, it provides very useful information

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What Businesses Can Learn from the the 2023 Rugby World Cup Bids: Meeting Tender Requirements

Tendering in Focus: What Businesses Can Learn from the the 2023 Rugby World Cup Bids – Meeting Tender Requirements The 2023 Rugby World Cup will be the tenth that nations will meet to decide the Web Ellis Trophy on the 200th anniversary of the sport’s ‘invention.’ The hosts will be drawn from Ireland, France or South Africa; all of who have submitted strong bids. So what can businesses from the sole trader to large corporations learn from these bids and apply into their own tenders. This series will explore just that and make suggestions on how to improve your tenders.

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