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Tendering for government contracts is one of the most effective ways for any UK business to grow in a short amount of time. How? You may ask. Public Sector tenders guarantee a contract will be secured. If the contract is over a certain financial threshold, the buyer is obliged to find a supplier by putting the contract “out to tender”.
Also, whilst the Private Sector is not bound by any procurement regulations, Public Sector buyers are. This means that once you have been awarded as the contract winner, the contract is yours to deliver with guaranteed pay.
Here are 5 reasons we recommend tendering for government contracts in December.
December is when most businesses are formulating their growth plan for the following year. You will, most likely, sit down with your team and strategise how exactly you are going to achieve the turnover required to meet your growth targets next year. This will most probably include methods of securing new business.
So why wait until January to put your new business plans into action? Get a head start and secure those new contracts before your Christmas break. You can look forward to returning to work, knowing that you are already on your way to achieving those important targets.
Whilst you are busy strategising, Government bodies will also be preparing and publishing new contract opportunities to help their organisations thrive in the new year.
The UK Government has a target stating that £1 in every £3 should be spent with SMEs. This means that the Government is actively seeking to award these contracts to smaller businesses.
In our experience, Public Sector organisations start looking for new suppliers towards the end of the year. This allows them to assess and award the contracts before the busy new year begins. So, make sure you don’t miss these opportunities for growth by winding things down too early. Find new contract opportunities, in your sector.
So very often we see businesses working to a process that allows a contract to end before they secure the next. Don’t do this! Don’t add the unnecessary stress that comes with rushing to find and win new work.
We always recommend actively searching and bidding for new contracts, whilst you are at your busiest. Not only does this alleviate the pressure of desperately trying to secure new work as quickly as possible, but a new contract win also brings the motivation required to help your team finish the current project.
In the majority of cases, it is the goal of a business to see return as soon as possible. Starting the new year with guaranteed income will motivate your team and allow you to begin implementing the rest of your growth strategy early.
Our team at Hudson Succeed have helped numerous businesses do just that. Our wins this year have included results for clients such as:
Contact our team today to see how we can help your business benefit from an early return in 2020.
Confidence can be key. In our experience, once a client wins a new contract, the streak begins. The client feels confident in bidding for multiple contracts and our team already have the corporate literature required to secure a win.
We can’t stress enough the importance of starting early. Get ahead of your competitors. As they activate their out of office responses and record new answerphone messages, you could be winning the contracts they’re missing.
We know that tendering for contracts can be time-consuming and burying your head in specifications may not be the way you envisaged spending December. We understand! Many of our clients begin to wind down their businesses from the middle of the month due to increased employee holidays.
Don’t worry! We know you want to spend as much time relaxing with your family as possible. Our Bid Writers at Hudson Succeed are here to help you do just that. Let us take the pressure off completing complex or long-winded tender proposals.
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