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Training Courses

Getting to the ITT (Invitation to Tender)

Getting to the ITT (Invitation to Tender)

Getting to the ITT is a start to finish practical guide to start applying for public sector business opportunities.

Writing a Compelling Bid

Writing a Compelling Bid

Our industry expert trainers can help you plan a winning bid response.

Advanced Bid Writing Skills

Advanced Bid Writing Skills

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


Developing a Bidding Strategy: Bid less, Win More!

Developing a Bidding Strategy: Bid less, Win More!

Need help selecting tenders that you are most likely to win? Develop a rational approach to bidding with this course.

Managing Bids and Tenders

Managing Bids and Tenders

For anyone involved in managing the bidding process, this course helps to streamline and improve your approach.


Guides

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

Find out 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.

e-Certis Infographic

e-Certis Infographic

View how e-Certis acts as a mapping tool in public procurement across the EU.

A Guide to Public Sector Tendering

A Guide to Public Sector Tendering

New to working in the public sector? This infographic keeps you on the right track.


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.


Consultancy

Overview of consultancy services

Overview of consultancy services

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


Blogs

Top five considerations when bid writing

Top five considerations when bid writing

Read our blog with the top tips for your next bid response from one of our expert consultants.

When a tragedy highlights public procurement concerns

When a tragedy highlights public procurement concerns

In light of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, questions are being raised over local procurement practices.

Calling all SMEs -  4 reasons to work in the public sector

Calling all SMEs - 4 reasons to work in the public sector

As part of our SME week we identified 4 reasons for SMEs to consider working in the public sector.


Meeting Social Value Criteria: 5 Steps

Meeting Social Value Criteria: 5 Steps

How to meet this new standard in public sector tendering in 5 easy steps.

Brexit – no turning back

Brexit – no turning back

What does this mean for public procurement?

Public Procurement Thresholds 2017 - update

Public Procurement Thresholds 2017 - update

An update and common queries about the 2016/17 thresholds.


CPV codes - are they accurate?

CPV codes - are they accurate?

To CPV or not to CPV? That is the question.

The New Selection Questionnaire

The New Selection Questionnaire

This blog entry talks about the new application procedure.

Answering your Questions on Framework Agreements

Answering your Questions on Framework Agreements

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


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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