Archive for Category: Procurement

How to Present Figures in a Bid Submission

Using Figures in Tenders

How to Present Figures in a Bid Submission Most RFP responses, and even business reports, are littered with inconsistencies when using figures. Here are a few rules from the Economist Style Guide to keep you on the straight and narrow. In the style guide of most publications figures start at 10, but avoid mixing figures

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Knowing your Government Procurement Purchasing Buyer

The Purchasing Buyer’s Needs

Knowing your Government Procurement Purchasing Buyer Donotdo unto othersas you expect they shoulddo untoyou. Their tastes may not be the same. – George Bernard Shaw Not another quote from George Bernard Shaw! It’s a pithy one that flies in the face of the spirit of the original that your mother would love you to

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How to Write a Great Executive Summary

Executive Summaries for Tenders

How to Write a Good Executive Summary Mars, The Bringer of War is the first movement of Gustav Holst’s The Planets. Composed in 1914, it’s a majestic, sweeping and doom-laden piece that builds and then comes at you in waves. Play it loud enough, and it can feel as if you are being attacked by

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