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Ensuring tender compliance is often one of the hidden, though important aspects of quality checking your tender before submission. Non-compliance in any business circumstance can be costly, meaning large fines or even criminal charges. In the world of tendering, non-compliance can be detrimental to your tendering efforts. Ultimately, submitting a non-compliant tender will result in it being rejected.
So, how can you avoid non-compliance? Keep reading to find out!
When the buyer delivers an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to the supplier (vendor), this will include specific requirements and rules for the supplier to follow when creating their tender submission.
Typically, the buyer’s requirements for compliance will involve two main things:
All specified, necessary information must be included. This means that you should:
The tender must be formatted according to the buyer’s wishes. This means that you should:
Ensuring tender compliance often occurs far in advance of the actual tender writing process. A lot of planning is involved!
Ensuring tender compliance can be a stressful process and not all businesses have the time or resources to dedicate to necessary compliance checks. At Hudson, we can help you ensure you are ready for submission and even submit the tender on your behalf!
See our services below!
Once you’ve found the perfect bid for your business, send it our way. Our Bid Writers can take care of the whole thing for you they’ll even submit it on your behalf. They’ll let you know what they need from you, providing you with a full Tender Writing breakdown.
Our Tender Ready 4-week programme is perfect for businesses that have never tendered before. A Bid Writer will work with you to ensure you have everything in place to tender successfully. Tender Ready offers your business:
If you’ve been tendering but aren’t seeing success from your current efforts, our Tender Improvement package can help. Our Bid Team will assess your previous responses and tender documents. They will work with you to improve for future submissions. This package includes a 12-month subscription to a Hudson Discover portal and additional tendering development services.
If you’ve written your tender response and need it double-checked for errors, Tender Mentor can help. A Bid Writer will proofread your work for any inconsistencies, grammar, or spelling mistakes. They will also ensure it’s in line with the specification before you submit it. This is a great way of improving your skills and understanding of how to polish your tender.
Do you only require assistance with PQQs or SQs? We can help!
Submit the relevant information regarding the work you need, and we will provide a quote for the work agreed upon.
We provide support at all levels of the bid writing process, so if you simply need it proofread before you submit it, we can also help with that!
Upgrading to Discover Elite can optimise your tendering efforts!
Our two new time-saving tools can improve competitor awareness and success rate when bidding for a contract:
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Our Vocal team are never afraid to be heard – we’re a loud bunch!
From micro-businesses to large organisations, we provide ways to make your business stand out from the crowd. We can transform your bid into a professionally designed tender document!
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