About Winning and successfully completing contracts

Many businesses will have to tender for contracts and it can be a minefield. FW Capital are hosting a webinar that will help you better manage the tender and bid process to help your business win contracts and cover funding options available when bonds are required by your client. The event also discuss the importance of the early stages of the contract once you have been successful.

Hear from Allison Routledge, Investment Executive at FW Capital, to find out more about our  Tees Valley Catalyst Fund – A £10 million fund which helps ambitious businesses bid for new contracts by providing short-term loans.

Our speakers

Tim Ward – Bid & Research / OPPORTUNI

Tim has over 15 years of industry experience, winning over £8.5bn worth of government contracts. Tim, through his innovative Tech scale up OPPORTUNI, is changing the way SMEs identify, evaluate, and pursue public sectors on a global scale.

Tim will be sharing his advice on how companies can seize the opportunities that bidding can offer to help them grab a piece of the £264bn marketplace. He will discuss where to find tender opportunities and how to find the information needed to select the right opportunities to bid for.

Allison Routledge – FW Capital

Allison has been an Investment Executive at FW Capital for 5 years and has 36 years previous banking experience. Allison will talk through the Tees Valley Catalyst Fund. Since its launch in 2013 has helped businesses in Tees Valley, Durham, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and parts of North Yorkshire secure £234m of contracts where bonds are required.

Dave Armstrong – ACSL

Dave is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and has worked for over 35 years within the energy sector. He is a qualified Mediator and Expert Witness and regularly works alongside lawyers and other experts in a variety of legal forums.

Dave will discuss the importance of the Kick Off Meeting covering from the angle of supplier, contractor and client. He will cover the structure of the meeting and why it is such a pivotal point in any contract. He will share with you the key aspects that need to be covered and some tips and observations from his 40 years’ experience in the engineering sector.

To register, click here.

Event Overview

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FW Capital

Event Dates:

Wednesday 24th March 2021

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10.00am - 10.45am

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