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Monday 23rd November 2020, 10:00-11:00

Find out how to get the best out of tendering from Fergus Aitken and Chris Jackson who both have extensive practical experience of single and two stage tendering in the construction sector. They will also share what YORbuild contractors consider to be tendering best practice.

Sign up for this session and you will also be the first to receive an updated copy of YORhub’s guide to what a good tender looks like which if followed should lead to improved outcomes on your future projects .


The session will cover the main areas outlined in the accompanying guide:

  • Quality of tender documents
  • Duration of tender period
  • Tendering effort required
  • Tender process management
  • Prior notice or awareness of project with sufficient details
  • Market conditions
  • Levels of risk to tenderers
  • Collaborative working
  • Levels of competition
  • Opportunity for future works/ Obligations to bid or impact of not bidding
  • Procurement route – direct selection, single stage or two stage tendering
  • Extent of design responsibility


  • Name: Fergus Aitken
  • Job title: Framework Programme Manager
  • Frameworks: YORbuild3 Major Works
  • Tel: 07917 231548
  • Name: Chris Jackson
  • Job title: Framework Manager (South & West)
  • Frameworks: YORcivil Major Works, YORcivil3
  • Tel: 07827 954495

How to attend

Please register to attend at Eventbrite.

Registered attendees will receive a link to join the webinar.


Please note that attendance is by invitation to clients, contractors and partners of YORhub.