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  • Asking you to tender? Or to pay to sign up to to their list? 

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    Need to pay £300 + VAT for 18 months

    • Any schools or anything to do with government, the tenders have to be advertised to the public as far as I'm aware and so  will be free to access. I'd be asking what exclusive benefits you will be getting over Joe public 

  • I mow a school playing field. I got the job because I noticed the grass never looked good and I spoke to the headmistress. I was then asked to tender. It was that simple. Schools can either use the county council education departments own gardening section or they can use a contractor. You only need to contact the Head or the school clerk.

    I would never sign up to a scheme like the one mentioned above. As already stated, all such contracts have to be advertised anyway. Here in Derbyshire there is a website with all manner of Council contracts on there.

    Better still, make contact with the schools directly. Now would be a very good time to do it as any grass cutting contracts will soon be put out to tender in order to start in spring.

    Never pay anyone in order to open a door for you. They will want the money just to make you aware of a contract with no guarantee of you gaining any work. Walk away, quickly.

    Go and talk to prospective clients directly.

  • This type of trying to sell you something you can get for free, pops up every now and then.

    There are also a few 'Guilds etc' that sound very grand but in the end all they are looking for are your annual subs and tend to take on anyone who is happy to pay.

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