Featured News

The Bid Team has access to various news feeds and tender searches that we search and filter on a daily basis. Items of news that will have an impact on bidding or our clients are distributed according to significance and relevance. Below are some of the items of news that we consider significant to bidding in general or to a particular sector.

  • Network Rail bans retentions and tells tier one contractors to pay suppliers within 28 days

    22nd June 2018

    Network Rail have told tier one contractors that they will be banned from using retentions and must pay suppliers within 28 days of work being completed.   The changes are part of a revamp of Network Rail’s terms and conditions for Control Period 6, which will see £48billion worth of work for tier one contractors […]

  • Cornwall Council searching for consultants to undertake four-year, £130million framework

    Cornwall Council is seeking consultants for a four-year, £130million development management framework.   The contract agreement consists of three lots that will be used to undertake services that include development, project and cost management.   In addition, tenderers will also be expected to undertake site supervision, health and safety assessments and multi-disciplinary construction design services. […]

  • Suppliers urged to re-apply for Digital Outcomes and Specialists on Digital Marketplace

    21st June 2018

    Suppliers will need to apply for the new Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) in order to continue selling services on the Digital Marketplace, the government have announced today. DOS 2 services will be removed from the marketplace as the new DOS 3 goes live. Suppliers that have signed up with DOS 2 will need to re-apply in order to continue […]

  • Manchester Airport Group seeking IT service providers for £19million framework

    20th June 2018

    The Manchester Airport Group (MAG) are inviting expressions of interest for a five-year, £19m contract to support and deliver their IT infrastructure programme.   They are looking to appoint capable and experienced IT service providers for installation, implementation and testing of the programmes at their three airports – Manchester, East Midlands and Stansted.   The […]

  • Network Rail announce availability of £5billion track works contract

    19th June 2018

    Network Rail are seeking design and installation suppliers for a 10-year, £5billion track works contract.   The scope of the procurement covers site investigation, survey, design, planning and installation of track works and will be divided into three lots: North, Central and South.   North – Scotland route Central – London North Western, London North […]