Blogs

COVID-19 How can businesses mitigate risk in their supply chain?

  • Published on: 24 March 2020
  • By: Victoria Heritage

Is your business prepared?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is at the forefront of all of our minds and we are naturally concerned about the health and welfare of our friends, family, colleagues and clients across the UK and globally.

Experienced Executive Search Consultant, Leigh Hatfull, brings a dedicated interim and contractor offer to eXceeding.

  • Published on: 5 March 2020
  • By: Victoria Heritage

In the last quarter of 2019 eXceeding welcomed Leigh Hatfull to its growing team of consultants so we thought it was about time we told you a little more about him and the offer he brings to the business.

Winning tenders: how to avoid the pitfalls and create winning tender documents.

  • Published on: 4 September 2019
  • By: Victoria Heritage

Tenders, in some markets are crucial. Crucial because the sector dictates that a formal tender process is mandatory for any goods and services over a set threshold (e.g. public sector/OJEU), and equally so in other private sectors that run a formal procurement process to ensure best practice and provide a fully auditable selection process.

8 biggest mistakes made when responding to tenders

  • Published on: 21 August 2019
  • By: Victoria Heritage

When responding to tenders, having a well thought out strategy, a thoroughly detailed plan of action and of course, being prepared are the fundamentals required when writing a bid. Juggling all the elements whilst keeping focused on a detailed compliant response that differentiates you from competitors is a very difficult task to master, particularly if you’re responding to multiple tenders at the same time!   

But it doesn’t need to be that way!

Effective Procurement Strategies – how to avoid becoming a statistic.

  • Published on: 13 August 2019
  • By: Victoria Heritage

Effective Procurement Strategies – how to avoid becoming a statistic!

According to the National Outsourcing Association of the UK, over one in four outsourcing agreements don’t meet expectations of the client and a quarter of all relationships fail in any given two-year period. That’s a pretty shocking statistic for businesses that now see the outsourcing of services to specialist suppliers as the norm.

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