20 Apr Ask the Expert on Bids, Procurement and Contracts proves to be a winner.
‘Boost your business by bidding for contracts online’
The first ‘Ask the Expert’ Event for Biztech of the year was held last Thursday at UCMK; the event was attended by a variety of Business Professionals who showed an interest in finding out more on successfully Bidding for work, as well as the Legal aspect of getting into a Contract of Work. The two Key Speakers were Katy Berrill (Managing Director of Bid & Tender Support) and Rachael MacIntyre of MacIntyre Law.
The events’ content covered:
• Role of technology in Procurement and Bids
• Finding Opportunities
• Efficiency and Innovation within Procurement and Bids
• General Top Tips for using e-services for Procurement and Bids
• Top Tips/Common Pitfalls on legals/contract side of procurement and bidding.
• Overview of Outsourcing
• Transfer – TUPE, Software Licences and Intellectual Property
• Service Agreements – the contents
• Termination & Exit Management
• Contract Considerations
Fredi Nonyelu, Chairman of Biztech business and technology forum, said: “Biztech’s vision is to provide a trusted source of information and practical advice on the application of technology for business within Milton Keynes and SEMLEP by facilitating shared experiences and expertise in information and communication technology. One of the ways we do that is through a series of Ask the Expert events, held in association with UCMK.
” Biztech was delighted with the quality of content in the presentation at the Ask the Expert event on April 14″.
“Members were engaged with the subject and were keen to ask many questions, which indicates that they welcomed the opportunity to discuss the issue. Members found the information about a crucial business subject to be very informative, which included many hints and tips and showed their appreciation through some very positive feedback”.
The Event was wrapped up with a Question & Answer session, which addressed some common problems encountered and gave some quick fire tips on how to resolve these and remove the barriers to success.
Katy Berrill, Managing Director at Bid & Tender Support commented, ‘We are keen to establish our role in supporting businesses in MK in the world of Bidding and Tendering for Work. Our membership with Biztech demonstrates the value and importance we place on MK as a Hub for Technology and Innovation. This was a great opportunity to share our knowledge and provide guidance to those on the ‘front line’ when it comes to not only winning work but finding the right opportunities to target. We’ve had some great conversations since last Thursday and look forward to working with a number of the businesses in attendance in the future.’