The rise and rise of the Bid Manager

The rise and rise of the Bid Manager

As governments and other major public companies continue to outsource their service delivery through open competitive tender, it is the role of the Bid Manager to lead the submission that has the potential to win the contract. Many organisations rely heavily on supply...
The human cost of bidding and tendering

The human cost of bidding and tendering

Bidding and tendering is a critical activity across many industries, with companies spending up to 2% of the total contract value on the bidding process. It’s an ultra-competitive function that is critical to winning new work and keeping existing contracts. But what...
5 tips to avoid a non-compliant tender

5 tips to avoid a non-compliant tender

Procurement officials are bound by numerous policies, procedures, laws, and rules in the execution of their duties to procure goods and services. These rules apply not only to your proposed offer and credentials as a supplier, but also the written submission itself....
Slavery laws and their impact on business

Slavery laws and their impact on business

Corporate reporting requirements to tackle slavery in supply chains was introduced into the UK through the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and Australia is likely to soon follow. What will this mean for bids and tenders? Modern slavery is the second largest criminal activity...