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Are public tenders a waste of time? Bid Management

Are public tenders a waste of time?

Business owners often ask us are public tenders a waste of time.? In this post, we are going to tease out this assertion and look into the reasons behind this assertion. Are public tenders a waste of time? Busy business owners prioritise what they focus on and where they place…
Ross McCarthy
20th February 2019
Small businesses can win local public contracts if they know how the system works. Bid Management

Small businesses: How to win public contracts

Its not always easy to win local public contracts. Many small businesses are missing out on the chance to win public sector work in their local communities. I wrote an article for LaoisToday about the great opportunities to win public work in my home county of Laois for those who get to…
Donnacha Phelan
23rd March 2018
Dealing with a Losing Bid - Part 3 Bid Management

Dealing with a losing bid – part 3

In previous posts we have dealt with scenarios where companies have submitted a deficient or defective losing bid and with scenarios where they submitted a good bid and were hoping to be successful. In this bid management posting, we will outline three options for companies seeking to take specific action…
Ross McCarthy
22nd June 2016
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Keystone Column 20 – Public procurement consortiums

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies focused on public procurement consortiums. This week, we examine what changes the newly transposed EU Procurement Directives bring for Irish business, and why public procurement consortiums are gaining new importance. Also,…
Donnacha Phelan
20th May 2016