Optimum Business Growth become a Living Wage Employer

Optimum are delighted to become an accredited Living Wage Employer. The accreditation demonstrates our commitment to paying our employees a rate of pay that allows them to enjoy a decent standard of living. The real Living Wage, which is voluntary, is independently calculated annually by The Resolution Foundation based on the cost of living. As […]

Optimum leading by example to tackle climate change

Optimum are leading by example in the race to tackle climate change by signing up to the Net Zero Nation accelerator. The accelerator, designed by Scottish community-based social enterprise Net Zero nation, is designed to help businesses gain audited carbon accounts to SECR standards. Operations Director, Eileen Johnstone, is working with the Net Zero Nation […]

Optimum Business Growth is the new name for 4S Bid

We are delighted to launch Optimum Business Growth, the new name for 4S Bid. Why the change? We believe that the new name is more representative of our ethos, and what we aim to deliver for our clients. The definition of the word optimum is: (adj)favourable or advantageous; best. Our purpose is to put our clients […]

Carbon Reduction Plans on major government contracts (PPN 06/21)

The UK Government Cabinet Office issued the guidance to all Central Government Departments, Executive Agencies and Non Departmental Public Bodies with guidance to assess a supplier’s Carbon Reduction commitments. The guidance applies to contracts, framework agreements and dynamic purchasing systems (DPS) over the value of £5 million per annum (ex. VAT), and includes: Baseline of […]

The Bid Journey – helping you achieve optimum business growth

The Bid Journey – our best practice work winning methodology – is designed to help our clients win more profitable contracts more often. Developed using our procurement expertise Our Managing Director, Paul Johnstone, developed the Bid Journey methodology based on over a decade of experience in strategic procurement roles, where he procured and managed Construction, […]