New Post-Brexit Public Sector Procurement Arrangements

As we’re all aware, the UK has left the EU and the public procurement policy transition period following the departure coming to an end on 31st December 2020. There are several minor changes that will affect England, Wales, and Northern … Continue reading New Post-Brexit Public Sector Procurement Arrangements

Current Tender Notices

Ref: OCN 1014 Details: Source: Contracts Finder Published: 17 Dec 2020 Deadline: 1 Feb 2021 00:00 Value@ £320 – £400M Duration: 9.5 years Description: The London Borough of Hackney (the Authority) is the contracting authority for this procurement. It is the landlord of approximately 31,467 dwellings located within the borough, comprising 22,946 (approx. 70%) units of tenanted stock and 9,521 (approx. 30%) leasehold units. The works will be predominately to housing blocks and to other assets held in the Housing Revenue Account (HRA), but may include works to non-HRA assets. The planned contract procurement shall comprise the following: – Spend … Continue reading Current Tender Notices


How Frequently Are You Researching Tender Opportunities?

Researching new tender opportunities needs to be part of your weekly routine. If it’s not then you could be missing out on thousands of pounds worth of business!

In round numbers there are around 80 new opportunities each day added to council procurement portals across England and 80 tender opportunities closing to the market for the evaluation process.

Using Contracts Finder and searching for NEW and CLOSED tenders up to the 31st May, starting with…

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The Magic Roundabout of the Exeter Business Scene

With all the uncertainty over Brexit in the air we can do well to ‘think more local’ by making the most of our real-world business connections — people we actually know and trust – to work together and help each other to maximise opportunities.

On Wednesday morning Elliott Myatt from Play Area Hygiene Services (PAHS) proudly announced on LinkedIn that they had won their first tender!

“Don’t sound so surprised!”, I thought, you had the Winning Tenders team on your side ;-).
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How to find Opportunities you can Bid for

One of the first challenges you might find when you enter the world of formal bids and tenders is knowing where to look for bidding opportunities. Whether you are bidding for private or public sector contracts there are many ways you can make the process more straightforward. The following video tutorial will talk you through some of the ways you can find relevant bidding opportunities. There are probably more ways than you imagine. The most common source for public sector contracts is the Contracts Finder website. Private sector bidding opportunities can be harder to track down. There are still plenty of … Continue reading How to find Opportunities you can Bid for