FE Webinar Series: Bid Writing, Funding & Grants

Having access to the help that is often out there for small businesses can feel like a dark art at times with many business owners feeling overwhelmed when looking for funding or writing a bid or accessing grants. We were joined by experts from our #iAlso community, Pippa Birch and Emma Mills-Sheffield for this special webinar all about Bid Writing, Funding & Bids.

Pippa and Emma shared their expertise and demystified the common misconceptions and routes to market.

Pippa Birch
Pipster Solutions is a team led by Pippa providing practical help for winning public sector work in the highways industry, offering versatile and bespoke solutions. The company’s core services focus on public sector bids, mainly in highways and civil engineering, and include consultation, management, coordination, writing, and review. Alongside this, Pippa shares her knowledge and enthusiasm for the bidding profession through her #ThursdayThrong and #BidBites – an online community group where bidding professionals connect, share knowledge, and feel less isolated.

Emma Mills-Sheffield
Emma is a business consultant and strategist who works with numerous organisations on their growth, leadership and strategy through her consultancy, Mindsetup. Emma has also spent many years managing bid teams and running major pursuits and has worked with organisations, large and small, to successfully access funding and compile grant applications. Emma is an inspiring advocate for small business owners and works as a mentor as well as running her own successful small business.

Please watch the webinar here

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