We help businesses of all sizes develop and grow…

by writing your bids or tenders for contracts and funding as well as award submissions

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Consider us to be your outsourced bid and award writer – so that you can spend the time on your business. We will work together to agree, plan, and provide high quality written applications to your specific needs, to enable your business to grow. We want to write bids that win and enable you to win awards that showcase how your business gets results!

We have spent many years working with business owners, companies, charities, arts and other voluntary organisations across all business sectors include technology, professional services, creative services, education, manufacturing – we could go on… but in all of these instances, we produced a submission that was individual to that client.We strive to provide applications that strongly reflect what you want to achieve – you tell us, and we create the words.

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Get in touch with us to find out how we can help you – and take a look at the case studies and separate pages to know more. Speak soon.

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We have secured contracts and grant funding totalling:

£4,000,000+

Writing Client Brief

Commercial Tender Writing

Have you applied for local authority tenders and other commercial contracts, and been unsuccessful? Have you received feedback and really don’t understand why you haven’t been shortlisted or won? Are you struggling with that PQQ or ITT because you are so busy doing the day job? Are you confused about what PQQ or ITT even means? Then we are here to help. Let us take the pains out of growing your business, and create those winning submissions so you can concentrate on business.

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Business Award Applications

Have you applied previously and not been shortlisted? Have you noticed your competitors or business friends are being nominated or winning, and wondered how they are doing it? Do you want to win more business through more people knowing about you? Well, applying for (and winning!) business awards can shine a bright spotlight on you, your business, your team, and raise awareness as well as sales.

Let us create your story, tailored to the specific awards, and support you into the limelight with our bespoke service.

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Ask The Chameleon Writing

Funding for Charities

Reductions in funding are causing significant challenges amongst the voluntary and community sector, as competition increases for all potential sources of grant and loan funding. Using our 20 years+ experience of working in and with charities of all shapes and sizes, let us support you with our knowledge of the funding world. We can also support your organisational development, governance, growth strategies as well as commercial opportunities. Read our testimonials to find out how we work closely with charities and social enterprises, to make the most of their resources and innovate to survive.

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Now we are FOUR…

14th March 2019

…we have recently started to work with Rachel on a Queens Award submission. Our first meeting put us straight to the point and Rachel has shown confidence and assurance which makes us feel very positive about our chances. Something we are elated by as we operate in a sector that is not typically recognised by mainstream audiences.

Paul Wilson

Rock Fall Safety Boots

My business, Stuart Mobility, has utilised the services of Ask The Chameleon on more than one occasion and we have been so pleased with the positive results from the collaboration. Rachel is professional, understanding and seems to get under the skin of your business so she knows how you tick. Highly recommended.

Justina Nurse

Stuart Mobility

I first started working with Rachel back in 2017 when I went to launch my new business for the first time. I knew I needed coaching, but wanted to select someone that understood me, and that could develop me more into a business owner rather than an employee. Rachel holds me accountable every month, and sets me realistic goals to help me grow me and my business.

Since working with Rachel, I have spread my wings from a sole trader to a joint business owner with a growing team. Rachel continues to support me and has helped grow my business network.

Mark Averill

Av It Media
University of Derby
Small Business Saturday
Federation of Small Businesses
East Midlands Chamber Member
Marketing Derby
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

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