Birmingham, UK
+44 (0) 7813 606033
lyndsey@ukbidwriter.com

Workshop: To bid or not to bid?

Developing a strategy to find the right tenders for your business. What are your bidding 'deal breakers'? A half-day workshop perfect for SME away days, contracting organisations' supplier days and business group members.
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Workshop: Defining ‘social value’

What is it and how can it give smaller companies the edge? Perfect for SME away days, business group membership offers and contracting organisations' supplier days, this half day workshop will help you understand the importance of social value and show you how to leverage it as part of a winning tender response
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Announcing one of 2018’s SmallBiz100 – me!

I’ve been selected as one of this year’s Small Biz 100! Each year, Small Business Saturday choose 100 UK small businesses to support in the run up to the busiest shopping day in the calendar. My 'day' will be Wednesday 29th Aug - why not join me then?
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UK Bid Writer: new brand, new focus

The procurement landscape is changing fast and I want to continue to help SMEs make the most of tender opportunities both in the UK and further afield through the three key aims of the new brand UK Bid Writer
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New logo: sneak preview!

I’m off to Brussels next week for the Superpowers of Procurement Data conference held by the European Publications Office (the TED people) and, as well as learning a lot, I’m hoping to meet some interesting folk while I’m there. However, there’s still four months to go before I launch my new UK Bid Writer company […]
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Introducing: UK Bid Writer

I’m happy to announce that, after much umming and aahing, I now have a new name for my bid writing business: UK Bid Writer. As names go, dynamic it ain’t. But it does what it says on the tin. For the time being, not much will change. Within the next few days, I’ll point UKBidWriter.com […]
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GDPR: What is it and how does it affect tendering?

Right now, I’m not 100% sure. I’m currently taking a course to understand: What processes, policies and systems I need to implement within my own business, and What you, my clients, will need to do to be able to fairly represent how you’re complying with the new General Data Protection Regulation within your tender submissions […]
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2017’s top 5 posts about bids and tenders

I'm currently planning out my 'how to' and other posts for 2018; in the meantime, click through for the links to the top five most read during 2017:  1. Top Tips - Responding to tenders 2. Where to find tenders - a list 3. Finding opportunities - how to use TED (Tenders Electronic Daily) 4. What happens when the bid writer bids for a contract? 5. Pre-election purdah and tendering And, to start 2018 off as best we can, my personal favourite: To bid or not to bid? How to work out which tenders are right for your business
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Small Business Chat Update 2017

It's that time again! Liz Dexter of Libroediting caught up with me recently to see what I've been up to in the last 12 months. Last year, I talked about how I'd been considering quitting my business altogether and what made me decide to keep going. This year, we look at what's happened as a result of that decision and what I'm planning next.
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