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Tendering Terminology

Tendering Terminology

Bureaucracy, jargon and paperwork: our helpful guide clarifies all this.

Top Tendering Tips

Top Tendering Tips

Our ‘Top Tendering Tips’ can help you brush up on your bid writing skills no matter how experienced you are.

Types of Tendering Procedures

Types of Tendering Procedures

Open, Restricted or Competitive Dialogue? Our guide explains all.


Policy Brief - Corporate Social Responsibility

Policy Brief - Corporate Social Responsibility

We tell you how you can communicate CSR in your bid submissions.

Tender Readiness Checklist

Tender Readiness Checklist

Where do you need to be to be ready to tender?

Policy Brief - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Policy Brief - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

This will help you provide assurance on your ability to function and provide contracted services should disaster strike.


Policy Brief - Environmental Sustainability

Policy Brief - Environmental Sustainability

Our guide highlights the importance of both short term and long term ES goals: they impact on your bid.

ESPD Information Guide

ESPD Information Guide

A supporting document giving detail to our ESPD Infographic.


Infographics

Buyers and Supplier Tendering Infographic

Buyers and Supplier Tendering Infographic

This infographic illustrates the routes both buyers and suppliers go down during the tendering process.

ESPD Infographic

ESPD Infographic

A flowchart showing how the ESPD is worked into the tendering process.

Construction Infographic

Construction Infographic

Our infographic outlines the construction sector's importance within the public sector.


Tenders Direct Infographic

Tenders Direct Infographic

Our infographic shows how a subscription to Tenders Direct benefits public sector suppliers.


Animations

Introduction to Millstream

Introduction to Millstream

An animation to introduce Millstream.

Introduction to Tenders Direct

Introduction to Tenders Direct

This clip introduces our Tenders Direct product used by many public sector suppliers.

Introduction to myTenders

Introduction to myTenders

Supporting many UK buyers, myTenders is described in this sketch.


Introduction to Training & Consultancy

Introduction to Training & Consultancy

Our animated video shows both the training and in-house consultancy that Millstream specialise in.

Introduction to Government Procurement Portals

Introduction to Government Procurement Portals

Millstream man/operate Government Procurement Portals such as PCS and Sell2Wales: this video showcases our portals.


Training Courses

Introduction to Public Sector Tendering  - Training course in March

Introduction to Public Sector Tendering - Training course in March

This training course helps iron out the complexitites of public sector tendering.

Writing a Compelling Bid - Training course in March

Writing a Compelling Bid - Training course in March

Our industry expert trainers help you plan your bid response to ensure it runs smoothly.

Advanced Bid Writing Skills - Training course in March

Advanced Bid Writing Skills - Training course in March

Write deal clinching bids and make winning presentations with our advanced course.


Success Simplified - How to Influence and Negotiate in Tendering

Success Simplified - How to Influence and Negotiate in Tendering

This course tells you how and when to influence potential buyers.

Success Simplified - Presentation Skills that Secure Contracts

Success Simplified - Presentation Skills that Secure Contracts

Become an expert with the final stage of tendering - the supplier presentation.

Success Simplified - Developing an Effective Bidding Strategy

Success Simplified - Developing an Effective Bidding Strategy

Select the tenders that are most likely to win with this workshop.


Success Simplified - Managing the Tender Process Made Easy

Success Simplified - Managing the Tender Process Made Easy

Do you need help managing the bidding process? This course shows you how.


Consultancy

Overview of consultancy services

Overview of consultancy services

Millstream can provide in-house training to complement your business objectives.


Blogs

Shedding Light on the Shadows

Shedding Light on the Shadows

Lets us take the fear factor out of public sector tendering…

Building on the Outcome of Brexit

Building on the Outcome of Brexit

Will this change anything in the near future?

The New Selection Questionnaire

The New Selection Questionnaire

This blog entry talks about the new application procedure.


Confronting Collusion in Public Procurement

Confronting Collusion in Public Procurement

Bid rigging is against the law, but what can be done to prevent it?

The Living Wage

The Living Wage

The Living Wage affects us all, find out more in this informative blog.

New Public Procurement Threshholds 2016/2017

New Public Procurement Threshholds 2016/2017

These new thresholds direct how we tender…


Answering your Questions on Framework Agreements

Answering your Questions on Framework Agreements

Got a question? Chances are we've answered it.

Time-scales under the 2015 Public Contracts  Regulations

Time-scales under the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations

Rules, regulations and procedures under the 2015 PCR criteria.

The 2015 Regulations on the Aggregation of Contracts and use of Lots

The 2015 Regulations on the Aggregation of Contracts and use of Lots

Guidelines for dividing contracts up to involve multiple suppliers.


Public Contracts 2015: the use of PINs in the Restricted Procedure

Public Contracts 2015: the use of PINs in the Restricted Procedure

Prior information goes a long way…


European and UK Procurement Regulations

European and UK Procurement Regulations

Public procurement in the UK and European Union is governed by a number of Directives and Regulations.

EU Procurement Thresholds

EU Procurement Thresholds

European Directives and UK Regulations set out detailed procedures for contracts whose value equals or exceeds various financial thresholds.

Useful Organisations

Useful Organisations

In this section you will find links to external organisations that may be of interest.


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