Tag Archives: bidding

Improvement through PAS 91

PAS 91 has recently been updated to align with the Government Construction Strategy. Here are some of my thoughts on recently providing PAS91 support (training events, webinars and live bid support) As with all bidding the trick is to:  “delight … Continue reading

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Innovation Voucher Provision

The Technology Strategy Board (TSB) is making Innovation Vouchers available worth up to £5000 for construction and built environment companies. Applications are due to open on the 10th of December and close on the 23rd of January 2013. Fairsnape in association with IBE-Partnership is delighted … Continue reading

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PQQ Specification PAS 91 now to include BIM

I have blogged a number of times on PAS 91, the Publicly Available Specification for PQQ’s, (eg here) and on BIM, Building Information Management, (eg here – What is BIM) But … until now separately … It is encouraging to note then … Continue reading

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Social Value Act, CSR and Construction

Could the Social Value Act 2012 which came into being earlier this year have profound implications on construction procurement and on construction’s approach to Corporate Social Responsibility? Indications are that it will. The Social Value Act requires local authorities, when … Continue reading

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Bidding to Win

Following my Bid to Win session in association with the Lancashire Construction Best Practice Programme and the Federation of Master Builders on the 17th May 2012, below is a background narrative article, links to the key slides and documents referenced. If you … Continue reading

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PQQ Secrets: Listening to the voice of the customer

For PQQ responses to have chance of success they need to address the requirements and aspirations of the client and project. They also need to differentiate from the competition. So when a client organisation presents on how to differentiate at … Continue reading

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local authority in peak oil tranisition

Last week, Somerset County Council voted unanimously to endorse a motion that they become the UK’s first ‘Transition Local Authority’ reported the Transition Culture blog yesterday What this means is that SCC will take a more integrated approach to its … Continue reading

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