Contract Readiness

Eastside Primetimers has extensive experience helping social sector organisations get ready to deliver public service contracts.

Our consultants have a track record of putting together successful bids and building partnerships and systems to meet the needs of commissioners. Read about how we helped GP cooperative FCMS to win a £12m contract to deliver NHS 111 helpline services and leisure trust Abbeycroft diversify to provide leisure services for an academy school in Cambridgeshire.

What does our service include?

  • Assessing readiness for public sector commissioning
  • Helping you understand the language and priorities of public sector commissioners, the impact of EU law and the implications of the Social Value Act
  • Support to navigate the bidding process, including Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ) and Invitation to Tender (ITT)
  • Help with bid planning and decision-making processes
  • Support to demonstrate your impact and identify key selling points
  • Working with you to analyse commissioner requirements and design (and cost) a ‘best fit’ service model
  • Advice on how to price services and understand your cost-base
  • Support to find partners, agree partnership deals and develop joint bids
  • Putting you in touch with partner organisations for legal advice
  • Assessing risks and mitigations
  • Drafting, editing and reviewing text
  • Coaching bid teams

Please call us now on 020 7250 8334 or click here, to discuss your options.