Posts Tagged ‘Tender Writing’

The Tendering Process: Pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQs) and tender submissions – how to stand out from the crowd.

With the public sector bracing themselves for sweeping budget cuts to be announced later this year, 2011 is likely to be another difficult year for suppliers to local councils. Throughout the remainder of 2010, local authorities will likely be tripping over themselves to complete major projects while they still have the budget allocation to do […]

Pre-Qualification Questionnaires…..is there a light in the tunnel, again?

Every now and again, the public sector awake to the sound of a gathering crowd.  They’re amassed at the door and they have a common message, we want change. There is a crowd gathering at the moment, the crowd consists of business development managers, bid managers, contract managers and their support staff. They represent the […]

PQQ’s, Tenders, Procurement – A Glossary of Terms

So you’ve seen the notice for a contract that has your company name all over it. You are confident you can deliver the requirement better than anyone else. All you need to do now is to prove it! You decide to register your company interest and begin the process by reading the available information regarding […]

PQQ submissions – The Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts!

PQQ submissions – The Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts! Completing a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) can seem like a daunting task when it first lands on your desk. Your first reaction may be to ignore it and hope that somebody else in the office volunteers to tackle it on your behalf. Sadly, that rarely happens and […]