MARKET LEADING 94%

BIDDING SUCCESS RATE

AWARD WINNING SERVICE PROVIDER

BEST NEW BUSINESS AWARDS 2015

£2.8 BILLION WORTH OF CONTRACTS

WON SINCE 2013

FOR EVERY £100 SPENT ON OUR SERVICES

OUR CLIENTS ACHIEVE AN AVERAGE INCREASE IN TURNOVER OF £197,000

Opportunity Sourcing

We know just how frustrating it is to miss the perfect tender opportunity only to discover a competitor has won the contract! Or to see an opportunity the day before its due for submission!

We actively track portals and manually sort opportunities to find the right opportunities for you.

You define your priorities, services, products and sectors you want to target along with the geographic areas and we will source and send opportunities direct to your inbox as they arise!

Opportunity Sourcing

Team

John Bilcliffe – Bid Writer
Lydia Cauldwell-Ball – Bid Writer
Nick Rowland – Bid Writer
James Miller- Digital Marketing Executive
Tim Ward – Managing Director
Catie Ward – Director of Research
Jess Ward – Marketing & Admin Assistant
John Bilcliffe – Bid Writer

John Bilcliffe – Bid Writer

John Bilcliffe is a Bid Writer with years of experience securing public sector contracts. He has a degree in business with economics from the University of Northumbria and is a self proclaimed ‘tender writer extraordinaire’. His years of experience in the field means he knows how to handle pressure and always meets the necessary deadlines. In his spare time he walks dogs and is a season ticket holder at Newcastle United (and has been for over a decade!). He may also be the worlds biggest Nicolas Cage fan.

Lydia Cauldwell-Ball – Bid Writer

Lydia Cauldwell-Ball – Bid Writer

Lydia has a degree in History from the University of York and joined the team in 2018 as a Graduate. Lydia provides the team with an extensive skill set that supports the writing of tenders for our clients through her proactive and positive approach. She thrives under pressure and always plans effectively to meet every deadline. She consistently has the cleanest desk in the office and is a lover of all things George Michael.

Nick Rowland – Bid Writer

Nick Rowland – Bid Writer

A BA (Hons) Geography graduate from Lancaster University, Nick has been a valued member of the team since 2018. He provides yet more talent and enthusiasm for our bid-writing team, using the experience from his degree to help continue our growth. Nick is a self-motivated and goal-driven individual, fitting into our values and helping us drive for excellence. When not writing Bids, he can be found at the gym or watching Messi highlights.

James Miller- Digital Marketing Executive

James Miller- Digital Marketing Executive

James is a young and enthusiastic member of the team with bags of talent and potential. James joined the team in 2017 and works with the team to improve our digital presence. He earned a Level 3 in Digital Marketing in 2018 and continues to help grow our brand every day. He eats chicken for every meal and when he isn’t being a digital grandmaster, he’s honing his Jiu Jitsu skills.

Tim Ward – Managing Director

Tim Ward – Managing Director

Tim established Bid and Research Development in 2013 and has overseen the growth of the company to become the UKs leading Bid Writing Consultancy. Achieving an unrivalled 94% bidding success rate having won over £2.5 Billion worth of contracts for their customer base.

With a degree in Architecture and a varied background in Construction, Educations, Risk Management and much more, Tim has successfully secured multi million pound contracts for companies in a broad range of sectors. When he isn’t running the business, he’s playing tennis, swimming, spending time with his family or training to beat Mo Farah in the Great North Run.

Catie Ward – Director of Research

Catie Ward – Director of Research

Catie joined the team in 2014 bringing professional experience in undertaking result focused research, holding research based degrees in both Sociology and a Masters Degree in Health. Through an in house designated research function the team are supported with the highest quality data and information to support development of high quality work.

Catie’s background both as an independent research professional and within the NHS provide her with the experience required to quickly understand complex information, to think divergently and to identify information which adds value to the bidding process or through stand alone research. When she isn’t working with the team, she’s spending time with her family or smashing the gym (yet another avid gym goer in the office!)

Jess Ward – Marketing & Admin Assistant

Jess Ward – Marketing & Admin Assistant

As a longstanding member of the team Jess has developed a strong understanding of all aspects of the business. She is a proactive administrative support function supporting the progression of both bidding and research opportunities.

Additionally Jess takes a lead in implementing marketing activities with the team ensuring we are keeping you up to date with changes both in the world of procurement and in the way that we work to keep our customers winning.

Alongside her work with the team Jess is studying Mathematics at Newcastle University.

Send a Tender

Upload your tender documents below, we will review them and get back to you with options for support!

Industries

Over the years we have worked across all sectors and continue to do so to this day. Below are some sectors that we believe contain a lot of new and upcoming opportunities.

If you don’t see your sector here, just click ‘more’ to receive information relevant to you.

Construction
Health and Social Care
Education and Training
Facilities Management
More...

Testimonials

The Bid and Research team look after all of our tenders through a retained agreement. It takes away all of the hassle and stress of the process and importantly we are now growing at an unprecedented rate as a result of the numerous contracts that we continue to win.

Phil Teasdale- Chief Executive, Enterprise Made Simple Group

Phil Teasdale- Chief Executive, Enterprise Made Simple Group

I can not recommend the professional, organised and truly effective services of Tim and his team at Bid and Research Development enough. They have helped us no end in winning the contracts we really want, and we will continue to use them!

Joanna Wake – Managing Director, RAW Digital Training

Joanna Wake – Managing Director, RAW Digital Training

Working with the Bid and Research team we have secured a number of multimillion pound contracts which have significantly grown our company. Bid and Research play a key role in our continual organisational growth

Gethin Thomas – Contracts Director, RT Contractors

Gethin Thomas – Contracts Director, RT Contractors

Bid and Research Development were fantastic in supporting our recent tender win. We received clear and professional support ensuring we secured a contract with a prestigious client. This will be a springboard for further significant growth.

Alex Lineton – Managing Director, Beaumont Grounds Maintenance

Alex Lineton – Managing Director, Beaumont Grounds Maintenance

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE PLEASE GET IN TOUCH

info@bidandresearch.com | +44 (0)7877 700 701

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