Tendering GPS (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling) – Get It Right!!

Here we go with my first 10 example GPS mistakes (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling).I’ve concentrated on instances where you use a computer, such as completing a tender, and the autocorrect function might not pick up the mistakes. If your particular software settings pick up some of these then great – these tips will come in handy anyway for everyday use and in social media.I’m not being the grammar police. However, in a tendering situation you will want to create a good impression from...
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Relevant Case Law: Reasons to Address ALL Parts of a Question!

Once a tender has been awarded, do courts interfere in how the bids were scored? Sometimes, but not often – and only when challenged by an unsuccessful bidder. So, when courts do interfere, what has that got to do with you having answered all parts of a question or not? Well, the point is: answer it properly now to (a) help you score highly and win the tender; and (b) you needn’t worry about it being challenged by another bidder later. Read on to find out more.Unless objective rules have bee...
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Tendering

Assuming the tendering authority knows all about you You know how it is – you’ve put in a lot of tenders before, and think your company is established and quite well known, so don’t feel the need to answer questions fully. Wrong. Each tender is treated as a separate entity. Nothing is ‘carried forward’ from previous ones, so it pays to answer the questions in full. Just pretend this is the first tender you’ve done and are keen to impress!Submitting a ‘qualified’ tenderThis is where ...
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