To start bidding for a new scheme select the Bid for a new scheme link from the left-hand Actions menu.

Alternatively, click on the Add new bid button on the Key Financials page.

A dialog will open and show Step 1. Here you need to pick the financial year your scheme will start in and at Step 2, the scheme type:

This will move you on to Step 3, where you need to pick out the structure in question. Click on the structure name, or use the search box at the top.

Next you can fill out the bid itself, this includes sections to;

Review the structure details

Review and Update the assessments, interim measures and inspections

Complete the Scheme Details.

At the top of this step you can adjust the scheme type if you need to , then provide a detailed description and brief justification, as well as Start and End Dates for the scheme.

Then complete the Scheme Cost Profile. Enter this in the grid provided. Include future year’s figures or select the check box for Scheme will be completed this financial year.

Click the Submit Bid button to enter the bid.

If you need to edit a bid you have just made, you can amend and existing bid.