Tenders / Tendering Procedures

Whatever your role; surveyor, developer, funder, contractor, consultant, you are likely to have some knowledge of tendering. Our experience shows that although most people in the industry are aware of these matters, there is sometimes a lack of understanding about the basic principles surrounding them; for example

What tendering process should be used?

In general, most tenders are undertaken using a single or a two-stage tender process (or a variation of one of them).

What should be included in the Tender Documents?

It is in the interests of both the employer and the bidder for the tender documents to be as complete as possible

Timms Eida advise and guide clients through the tendering process and ensure there is clarity as to what basis the parties are working on, and to avoid ambiguity. Any ambiguity inevitably leads to disputes which in turn lead to increased costs.