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Upcoming Supplier Events - July Update

Upcoming Supplier Events - July Update

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Upcoming Supplier Events - July Update

It’s important for suppliers trying to get into the public sector market to find ways to engage with buyers. Events can be a great way to meet potential clients and demonstrate what your company can offer. Here’s our rundown of government procurement events to look out for in the next few months.

Business Gateway Events

Every Wednesday

Edinburgh

Weekly events to help entrepreneurs set up and run businesses. An example of the events ...





Focus on Govia

Focus on Govia

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The Southern Rail franchise was revealed this week to have the lowest customer satisfaction score in the recent National Rail Passenger Survey.1 This follows years of disruption from strikes and reports of poor-value service, for which Southern’s owners, Govia  have been fined £13.4m.2

Govia runs services across the country, including London and Birmingham railway (also known as London Midland), South Eastern and Great Northern. In London, Govia also runs the Thameslink and ...





The Waiting Game: Who are the slowest buyers in the UK?

The Waiting Game: Who are the slowest buyers in the UK?

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Research by OpenOpps.com shows that the procurement process is least efficient in the NHS, where tender awards take longer and bidders are given less time to respond to tenders.

Open Opps analysed over forty six thousand tender and contract notices to determine how long it takes organisations to go from publishing a tender notice to awarding a contract. This is a useful metric to analyse, as it serves as a proxy for organisational efficiency, but also has an impact on the bidders, particular...





How to Organise a Successful Tender Responses - Interview with Katy Berrill

How to Organise a Successful Tender Responses - Interview with Katy Berrill

Katy Berrill

Katy Berrill is the Director of Bid & Tender Support. She and her team offer a range of bid and tender support services to their clients including a bid search service, bid strategy reviews and bid writing and review support. Katy shared with us some top tips on getting a bid strategy right. 

Please can you tell me a little about your company and expertise?

Bid & Tender Support has been in business for just over three years. We support companies who are tendering for work in bo...






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