Council launches tendering workshops for local firms

Oct 07, 2014

The subject matter covers the key aspects of any quotation and/or tender process. Each workshop will be repeated depending on demand. 

Cllr Rob Middleton, cabinet member responsible for resources, efficiency and growth, said: “Milton Keynes Council every year puts out to tender many millions of pounds in vital services for the citizens of Milton Keynes, from maintaining its existing housing stock right through to building whole new schools.

“As a council, we want every local business to be fully equipped to bid for this work. The key to success is understanding a process that sometimes can appear a little overwhelming.”

WORKSHOP DETAILS
October 16, 30: Step-by-step guide of the quotation and/or tendering process.

November 27: Understanding how the council evaluates a tender.

Date TBC: Effective tender writing.

The aim is to provide suppliers with a basic understanding and knowledge of how to competitively bid for quotation and tender opportunities at Milton Keynes Council.

BUSINESSES interested in attending should contact Contracts@milton-keynes.gov.uk

Cllr Middleton said: “These workshops will help local businesses develop the confidence to bid and in the process grow our local business community and create much-Needed new jobs." 

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