Team Profile: Introducing Nicola Gordon-Thaxter, Bid Manager

At Winning Tenders, we take great pride in providing expert advice and services to those who are seeking professional bid writing and tender support and guidance. Our team love what they do so we decided to delve into their individual … Continue reading Team Profile: Introducing Nicola Gordon-Thaxter, Bid Manager

The Catalyst and The National Lottery Community Fund COVID-19 Digital Response launches today, and we’d love you to be a part of it!

Opportunity shared on behalf of The Catalyst The fund is open to charities and other civil society organisations based in England whose operations have been affected by COVID-19 and who need emergency funding to deliver essential digital services. Charities and … Continue reading The Catalyst and The National Lottery Community Fund COVID-19 Digital Response launches today, and we’d love you to be a part of it!

Three Core Procurement Contracts

Bid writers have seen many changes in the structure of the competitive contract and processes. The development of small and medium-sized company involvement has led to new opportunities, outlined below. Winning Tenders have a team of experts who can help … Continue reading Three Core Procurement Contracts

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Fundraising for Veterans and Emergency Service Personnel Suffering with PTSD

I’d assumed that, if someone was suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), then it would show itself relatively quickly after the incident that caused it. However, that is not the case.

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Penny Connorton’s experience came from being a carer for an ex-serviceman who had settled down to rural life with a farmhouse, holiday cottages, a herd of milking cows, a few chickens and other idyllic picture-postcard farm animals when the sound of a local siren caused flashbacks and nightmares 20 years after he’d served in Her Majesty’s forces!
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Looking for University Tender Opportunities?

If a university invites tenders for £10,000,000 per year then there is a jolly good chance that they will have a need for the goods and services you have to offer.

In order to join in the university tender process then you are likely to be asked to register with them before you can apply for tender documents to bid for a specific contract.
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Local electrician gets a shock when Winning Tenders saves then doubles his business!

In the new world, where small contracts are consolidated to make it easier for the finance teams to process, it’s fair to assume that you could lose a nice, regular, much needed income stream if you are the smaller business up against larger competitors for what has now been put out to tender.

I asked Ian for a story about how we’d helped a small organisation up against it when the world is changing in front of their very eyes… he share this story…
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Tendering for Smart Cities? Allow us to help you!

For a major bid for a systems integrator (SI) to a large city in the England as part of its Smart Cities* programme Winning Tenders was asked to participate and produce a 100-page solution description.

This project was about the Hub – Control Room which would combine four different networks/systems:

• CCTV
• Alarms / separate CCTV
• Telecoms
• Traffic Lights / separate CCTV.

These systems all existed previously in separate ‘silos’. Under this project all would be merged into one and relocated to the new Hub.

The SI would provide a common platform / portal. The common platform can then be commercialised so other councils and companies can use it and it will generate a revenue stream for the city.
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