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The biggest govtech deals of the week (14/9/20)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with GlobalData, we’ve drilled down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

The top prior information notices

This week’s featured PIN

Buyer: Home Office
Title: Joint Asset Recovery Database (JARD) IT systems
The lowdown: The Home Office has earmarked £25m to replace a database that keeps a record of assets seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act. The existing product, which is managed by the National Crime Agency, is described in the prior information notice as an “ageing system that has been modified and updated on a number of occasions over its 15-year plus lifecycle”. The replacement system will incorporate a range of services, from case management and data warehousing to debt recovery management and financial monitoring. Prospective suppliers have until 25 September to register their interest in the contract.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Crown Commercial Service
Title: Framework: records information management, digital solutions and associated services
Estimated publication date: 12 October 2020
Value: £120m

Buyer: East London NHS Foundation Trust
Title: Internet and intranet services
Estimated publication date: 9 October 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Services
Title: Availability and training competency management software solution
Estimated publication date: 2 October 2020
Value: £1.5m

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: HealthTrust Europe on behalf of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Title: Framework: digital pathology solutions
The lowdown: HealthTrust Europe has issued the largest tender of the week: a £100m framework covering digital pathology solutions for the health service. The framework will enable NHS trusts from across the country to procure the technology from a list of approved suppliers. The deadline to apply to be registered on the framework is 5 October.

The best of the rest

Buyer: NHS England
Title: Framework: workforce deployment solutions
Deadline: 9 October 2020
Value: £30m

Buyer: Highways England
Title: Electronic service delivery for abnormal loads (ESDAL)
Deadline: 2 October 2020
Value: £4.9m

Buyer: Southend-on-Sea Council
Title: CCTV upgrade and services
Deadline: 12 October 2020
Value: £2.2m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Scottish Borders Council
Supplier: CGI
Title: ICT digital services and transformation
The lowdown: The Canadian outsourcing giant CGI has secured one of the largest contracts unveiled last week: a £30m deal to provide digital transformation services to the Scottish Borders Council. The award covers a five-year contract extension and did not go to competitive tender.

The best of the rest

Buyer: North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)
Supplier: Various
Title: Framework: design, supply, integration and maintenance of audio visual systems
Award date: 7 September 2020
Value: £300m

Buyer: Crown Commercial Service
Supplier: Telent
Title: Replacement of radio network infrastructure
Award date: 4 August 2020
Value: £100m

Buyer: NHS England
Supplier: Work Time Solutions
Title: Software and services related to CAS GPs rostering
Award date: 9 September 2020
Value: £31m

Buyer: Department for Education
Supplier: Computacenter
Title: Supply of laptops and tablets
Award date: 8 September 2020
Value: £27m

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