Tender Opportunities in the EU: Tendering, Export and the Small Business Series Article 5 of 5

Tender Opportunities in the EU       Introduction This final article in the series provides information on where UK and Irish firms can find tender opportunities in the wider EU. This builds on previous articles and provides a starting point (EU opportunities) for firms considering contracts outside the UK and Ireland. Tender Opportunities in the EU Tender opportunities in the EU can be found at both the Official Journal of the EU (OJEU) and Tenders Electronic Daily (TED). In particular many UK and Ireland firms benefit from accessing tendering opportunities from here. This lists significant tender opportunities from all

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Tendering, Export and the Small Business Series

Article 4 of 5: How to Tender for Opportunities in the UK – a Guide for Irish Firms Introduction This introductory guide is primarily focused on Irish firms considering tendering for opportunities in the UK. This includes contracts at a national UK level and the devolved administrations of: Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  The previous articles (2 and 3), in the series, explore how UK firms can win work in the Republic of Ireland. One Single EU Market Despite ongoing talk of a Brexit; a single EU market exists and, despite significant uncertainty, is likely to continue whatever the result Read More

Tendering, Export and the Small Businesses Series

Article 3 of 5: How to Tender for Opportunities in Ireland – a Guide for UK Firms Part 2: Where to Find Tender Opportunities in Ireland Introduction The estimated public procurement market across the island of Ireland is approximately £9.5bn (Hearty 2014). This article primarily focuses on where to find tender opportunities in Ireland. This article should be read in conjunction with Article 2 which sets the groundwork required of UK firms seeking to win contracts in Republic of Ireland. Where to Find Tender Opportunities In Ireland The main portal for public sector tender opportunities in Republic of Ireland is Read More

Tendering, Export and the Small Businesses Series: How to Tender in Ireland

Article 2 of 5: How to Tender for Opportunities in Ireland – How to Tender in Ireland: a Guide for UK Firms (Part 1)   Introduction This is a guide for UK firms wishing to tender for opportunities in the Republic of Ireland. Specifically, this includes the requirements on firms from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales bidding for public sector contracts in the Republic of Ireland. It is part of our series aimed at driving access to tender opportunities for UK and Ireland firms. A separate guide exists for Irish firms wishing to win work in the UK. Part Read More

Tendering Export and the Small Businesses Series

        Article 1 of 5: Tendering, Export, New Markets and Your Business Ian McKay Winning Tenders Academy Introduction This series of short articles is designed to demonstrate the relevance of tendering to small businesses but as a relatively low risk approach to export. The series will then go on to outline what this means for UK and Irish businesses and how such businesses can tender effectively into new markets. This includes: Tendering and Export – an Effective and Relatively Low Risk Approach to Exporting for Small Businesses A guide for UK firms wishing to tender for opportunities Read More

Coming Soon: A Free Tender Alert Service

The Winning Tenders Academy are about to launch a Free Tender Alert Service that would give your business access to direct, regular contract opportunities in the UK and Ireland. This means thousands of tender opportunities, right to your inbox. Including those from: • National Government Departments and thousands of Arms Length Bodies; • Regional and Local Government including Councils; • Government Procurement centres; • Private sector businesses; • Educational organisations including schools and colleges; • Health authorities including hospitals and primary care; • Criminal Justice organisations; • State Industries and public utilities. The Free tender alert service will also allow Read More