Public Sector Tenders Information
Useful Resources on Tendering for Public Sector Contracts
Fit To Tender Checklist
A downloadable checklist to help you identify the key areas and documents you need to address before you bid for major contacts. It details the items you will need to respond to in a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQs) or invitation to tender (ITTs).
How to Win Public Sector Contracts
Tony Zemaitis contributed the HSBC Knowledge Base with an article on winning public sector contracts.
Tenders Alerts & Tracker Services
If you are happy paying there are a many companies that offer a tender tracker alert service. They automatically email relevant contract opportunities directly based on your selected criteria. BIP runs www.supplycontracts.co.uk which offers free email alerts for contracts in your local area. But a subscription is required for additional areas.
NB before you sign up see How to find public sector tenders FREE
Info on public sector procurement in the resources section (need to search though).
Doing Business with Government: Guide for SMEs
Government guide for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) on bidding for government contracts. It also includes details on the Mystery Shopper service which enables you to raise concerns anonymously on unfair public sector procurement practice.
Tender Terms and Glossary
A downloadable guide on the most commonly used terms and abbreviations used in tenders. It includes those ‘confusing’ public sector tendering phrases you find in OJEU.