Vicky Poole

Vicky Poole

Vicky Poole, with 15 years in strategic sales, specialises in Commercial, Government, and Third Sector tenders. Founder of Tender Response, she leads a team aiding SMEs in public sector bids.

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3rd April 2024 Why it’s worth investing in your stock content?

When you’re writing tender and bid submissions, it’s no exaggeration to say that every word matters. Getting your proposal to stand out isn’t just about listing your capabilities and quoting a fair price, you also need to be able to effectively communicate your value proposition. Doing that time and time again from scratch can be […]

28th March 2024 Finding Tenders and Contracts in London

In the world of business procurement, efficiency and staying ahead of the competition are paramount. As technology advances, procurement portals have emerged as indispensable platforms for accessing business opportunities.

21st March 2024 Bid writing specialist offers free guidance on new government Carbon Reduction Contract Schedule

Tender Response to provide free Carbon Reduction Plan baseline service to clients From 1 April 2024, Crown Commercial Services are including an option contract schedule for suppliers as part of their procurement process. The schedule refers to carbon reduction initiatives, carbon reduction plans and environmental and sustainability standards. The carbon reduction contract schedule is optional […]

18th March 2024 Maximizing Your Bid Power: The Magic of References

In the thrilling arena of business procurement, references aren’t just cards up your sleeve – they’re the ace that wins you the game. But hey, who said winning couldn’t be fun? Buckle up as we embark on a journey through the three mighty types of references that’ll not only turbocharge your bid response but also […]

7th March 2024 Navigating Net-Zero with Our Carbon Reduction Plan Development Services, Green Response

Are you aware of the impact the UK public sector’s net-zero objectives can have on your procurement decisions? Don’t risk losing opportunities because your environmental policies aren’t clear enough. Let us help you showcase your commitment to net zero and gain a competitive advantage. The UK government is on a mission to achieve net-zero carbon […]

21st February 2024 The Strategic Advantages of Outsourcing Procurement to Specialised Agencies

In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, the quest for operational excellence and cost optimization remains a top priority for organizations across industries. One strategic avenue that businesses are increasingly exploring is the outsourcing of procurement functions to specialized agencies. This shift towards external procurement consultancy is driven by the desire to leverage the expertise of professionals […]

31st January 2024 Beyond Ticking Boxes: Navigating the Future of Procurement with Social Value and Carbon Consciousness

Almost all procurements include Social Value these days and carry an attributable scoring of 5-10%. Sadly most of the work counts are still 500 words with only the occasional question reaching up to 1000 words.

17th January 2024 Modern Slavery and How UK government helps keep SME’s compliant

The Importance of a Modern Slavery Policy Modern slavery is a heinous crime, which can be undetected for decades. Victims suffer slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour, and human trafficking. It can have a traumatic effect on people and leave them mentally scarred and unable to cope alone in the real world – a fear […]

4th January 2024 Nurturing Community: The Enduring Value of Regular Support for Local Charities

In the vibrant mosaic of contemporary society, local charities stand as beacons of hope and compassion, serving as vital pillars of support for those facing adversity. They are the unsung heroes, tirelessly working to address pressing issues that touch the lives of countless individuals within their communities. Yet, beneath their unwavering dedication and determination lies […]

19th December 2023 How Bigger Contracts Enhances Returns and Improves Business Longevity

In the realm of business, sales generation is the heartbeat that propels growth and prosperity. But what if I told you there’s a strategic approach that not only turbocharges your revenue but also fortifies your business for the long haul? In this illuminating exploration of sales generation, we’ll dive headfirst into the exciting world of […]

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12th April 2024 The three key differences between tender writers and content writers

Can a content writer also write tender submissions? Well, yes, in theory, they can. However, while both roles involve crafting compelling written material, there are significant differences between the two professions. Content writers and tender or bid writers have different skills and each has its own responsibilities and objectives. Here are what we think are […]

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3rd April 2024 Why it’s worth investing in your stock content?

When you’re writing tender and bid submissions, it’s no exaggeration to say that every word matters. Getting your proposal to stand out isn’t just about listing your capabilities and quoting a fair price, you also need to be able to effectively communicate your value proposition. Doing that time and time again from scratch can be […]

Bid Writing & Tender Management
28th March 2024 Finding Tenders and Contracts in London

In the world of business procurement, efficiency and staying ahead of the competition are paramount. As technology advances, procurement portals have emerged as indispensable platforms for accessing business opportunities.

Bid Writing & Tender Management, Tenders

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As a kind of small, medium business, tenders are very time consuming, can be quite arduous, potentially complex, and she cut through it all, making it very clear, concise, articulate, and helped us with our final submission in terms of writing the final draft, which basically allowed us to focus on selling our business, our services and USPs and the commercials into the template that was required and necessary for the project in hand. And happily to say, sort of 10 days later, our first using of Vicky's services, we won that tender.

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