Commissioning

The public sector is now the largest procurer of products and services within the UK at over £260 billon. However, recent economic challenges have caused the public sector to re-shape and re-think how public sector services are run in the future and have created opportunities for social and ethical businesses to provide services in the future. They have committed to 25% of contracts to go to the SME market and believe that social value and impact is key, which is evident through the ‘Social Values Bill’, currently within the House of Lords, which states that public sector procurement will have a greater focus on economic, environmental and social impacts.  Social and Ethical businesses need to consider the affect of the changes to procurement, outsourcing, individualised budgets, GP commissioning and the opportunity that this will present.

Bid Writing (Tenders)

Our specialist team of tender writers have over 20 years experience in the creation, development and management of the tender processes for a range of clients in the Third and Private Sectors and have achieved tender success of over £42,000,000

We understand that the tender process can be difficult, stressful and challenging, at Make it happen we aim to reduce the stress by supporting organisations and individuals through the process by supporting and developing an organisations skills. We have experience in public, private and third sector tendering and run regular tendering workshops.

Our team has a high level of success writing tenders on behalf of clients and only supports clients we believe we can help.

Our Support

Our support as with all of our services, is tailored to our clients needs, below are just some of our methods of tender support.

  • Tender readiness audit
  • Creating tender documentation
  • Review and evaluation of a drafted tender
  • Full tender writing service
  • Liaison with tendering organisation
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Product and service development
  • Mentoring and coaching staff through the tender process
  • Unsuccessful tender, review, evaluation and recommendation

Preparation

Becoming tender ready is the key to a successful tender. We recommend organisations prepare key documentation, proof of success, financial models and create, where possible a tender team to improve an organisations chances.

Make it Happen has experience in developing organisations prior to tendering, contact us to find out how we do it

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