Bid Management… or bid mismanagement?

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But then chaos seems to work for Government contracts

“This project is over budget, we aren’t going to deliver on time and the customer is not happy with us”. This is an all too familiar statement when our clients ask us to identify process and control breakdown within projects which are not going to plan.

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Nigel Farage press conference LIVE


After releasing our new video hpttp:// on Monday, today UKIP Leader Nigel Farage will be speaking in Westminster about how ‘No’ can win the referendum.


You can also read Nigel Farage’s article in the Daily Express today.

Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2015 – Current Rankings and Future Events in Medemblik and Luino


Miles Quinton’s Gill Race Team GBR-694 helmed by Marshall King and Geoff Garveth – photo Pierrick Contin
Kalman Rozsnyay’s FGF Sailing Team (HUN-728) helmed by Robert Bakoczy – photo Pierrick Contin

29 July, 2015 – Melges 24 class in Europe has had four events of the 2015 Melges 24 European Sailing Series so far: first in Portoroz, Slovenia in March, second in Balatonfüred, Hungary in May; third in Riva del Garda, Italy in May and fourth as the most important title event of the year, World Championship in Middelfart Denmark in June-July. The current standings of the 2015 Melges 24 European Sailing Series calculated after four events with 34 races altogether and 5 discards have been published. Fifth event of the series will be held in Medemblik, the Netherlands in September and the series will led in Luino, Italy as a joint event with Audi tron Sailing Series in October.

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Boeing Oklahoma City Expansion Grows Facilities, Business Presence

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Today Boeing broke ground on a new laboratory facility in Oklahoma City. Mayor Mick Cornett, Commissioner Brian Maughan, President of Boeing Global Services and Support Leanne Caret, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Boeing Oklahoma City Site Director Jeb Boatman pushed an E-6B aircraft throttle forward symbolizing the groundbreaking of the new facility.

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Modernization and sustainment business headquarters moves to Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 29, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today broke ground on a new 290,000 square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016 and house employees working in engineering, research and development laboratories, and some support staff.

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Boeing Unveils First Royal Australian Air Force Growler


Australia first nation outside the United States to fly the airborne electronic attack platform
Supports RAAF’s ‘Plan Jericho’ vision for networked air force

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy today extended advanced airborne electronic attack (AEA) capability to a key U.S. ally, presenting the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with its first EA-18G Growler. Australia is the first country other than the U.S. to obtain this aircraft.

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Korean shipbuilders awash in red ink; Private equity group ups stake in Aker Philadelphia

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Korean shipbuilders awash in red ink
July 29, 2015—Three South Korean shipbuilding giants have now reported massive operating losses. Among them was Samsung Heavy Industries. After market close Wednesday, the shipbuilder reported an operating loss of 1.55 trillion won ($1.3 billion). Analysts had thought the loss would be 343 million won.

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At 08.20hrs on Wednesday 29 July 2015, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses Lifeboat to go to the assistance of a female aboard a Sail Training yacht moored off Holy Island. The 14yr old female was sea sick and diabetic, and required urgent medical assistance. Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat was quickly launched and made best speed to Holy Island. The Inshore Lifeboat was taken by road, due to choppy sea conditions and launched at Holy Island. The causeway was still open at this time, but the yacht could not enter the harbour at Holy island due to the low tide.

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