Tips for writing a successful tender

All our Invitations to Tender (ITTs) can be found on our Current Tenders page To be able to download a copy of a specific ITT and all related documentation and information, you will need to register for free with  Registering your interest for an ITT will then give you access to all the information as well as the ability to submit questions relating to the ITT and a tender response to us by the stated ITT deadline.

To support you with compiling and submitting a tender response to us, we have produced a webinar ‘Top Tips for Tenderers’, which aims to:

  • explore each section of our standard tender response document in detail
  • offer guidance to write better tender responses by examining real examples.

You can also download a copy of the questions raised during the webinar and our responses.


ITT – Invitation to Tender – the document that sets out our requirements for a specific piece of work or programme

TRD – Tender Response Document – the template you must complete and submit to us, via mytenders, to apply for an ITT we have published

Mytenders – the secure portal we use to commission our work.  ITTs and key documents are published and TRDs are submitted via this site.  You can register for free (