‘Brexit will produce some losers and some winners. Those business leaders who have been pontificating recently may be among the losers. But they do not represent all of British business.
It is noticeable that large numbers of businesspeople have not said anything in public at all. In particular, very few owners and/or managers of small businesses have spoken out.They are predominantly potential winners from Brexit – especially from a full Brexit. They gain little or nothing from the single market but suffer from a welter of EU-driven legislation and regulation.
Do you need to improve your tender win ratio? We “tend” to win 75% of those we go for…
It would be great if we could claim some credit for England’s cricket team doing so well! What with the cricket, football and Wimbledon, all we can do is offer some strawberries and cream on stand 111… do drop bye and catch 4 minutes with us!
David Lidington, Minister for the Cabinet Office, announced in a speech at the think tank Reform yesterday that the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2013 would be reformed to strengthen the government’s commitment to awarding contracts based on social value, rather than just value for money.
He said the changes to the act, specifically the requirement to explicitly evaluate social value when awarding contracts, would “ensure that contracts were awarded on the basis of more than just value for money – but a company’s values too, so that their actions in society are rightly recognised and rewarded”.
Winning Tenders can help successful businesses grow more rapidly by writing winning tenders for council / government funded contracts: these provide a regular, guaranteed income over a 2 or 3 year period, enabling businesses to develop safe in the knowledge that the cash flow will be there.
One of the most important decision steps in the bid process… the bid or no bid decision. It’s so important yet very often not handled as it should be.
One of our most popular videos in our series is The Bid / No bid Decision: this talks you through the essential considerations and will help you and your team to decide what your chances of success are and hence whether it’s worth investing the time/money necessary.