Welcome to The Centre for Tendering

Uplifting businesses. Supporting procurers. Enabling diversity.

Tendering is a specialist sales capability.

From bid writing to research, we have something for you.

Use our research, tools and training to build your competitive edge and win more contracts.

Talk to us about opening up your supply chains to SMEs and diverse businesses.

More contracts = more business.

The Centre for Tendering is founded on our published research into how businesses learn tendering, our deep knowledge of procurement processes  and our ability to provide expert services in bid writing, public procurement capability, and supply chain diversity.

Our Services

Use our research, in-house expertise and training to build your competitive edge and win more contracts.

Selling & Tendering: Strategic Review

Receive a fast, no-nonsense report of recommendations based upon the Clever Tendering model of how to win contracts and improve your offering.

The Clever Tendering Programme

Join our unique programme to upskill you in public sector selling and start winning work.

Bid Writing

Bid writing is our bread and butter. Let us put together your strongest possible application to secure public sector contracts.


Hear more about the people we support, the causes we champion and personal case studies.

Research + Tools

Review our existing research, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council.

Inclusive Procurement Coaching

Serve people, place and community wealth building. We’ll show how to implement purchasing processes that are fair and accessible to small, local, diverse and community businesses.

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