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The biggest govtech deals of the week (26/5/20)

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: Financial Conduct Authority
Title: Framework: Data tooling suite
The lowdown: The Financial Conduct Authority has unveiled plans to launch a new framework for data modelling, mapping and cataloguing tools as part of a strategy to “transform the way” it regulates and “reduce the burden on firms”. The regulator hasn’t yet revealed exactly when it will go out to tender, but has said that it will be in the next twelve months and that the process will be broken into specialised lots. More information can be found here.

The best of the rest

Buyer: NHS National Services Scotland
Title: Procurement of incident and risk management system
Estimated publication date: 2 November 2020
: £N/A

Buyer: Angus Council
Title: Framework: Voice and data installations
Estimated publication date: 2 November 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: Essex Council
Title: Ongoing provision of a Social Care Case Management system (SCCM)
Estimated publication date: 1 April 2021
Value: £N/A

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: NHS Countess of Chester Hospital
Title: Framework: Total inventory management systems
The lowdown: One of the largest tenders of the week comes from NHS Countess of Chester Hospital, which is putting in place a framework to cover inventory management systems. The national framework is estimated to be worth up to £50m and the deadline for applications is 22 June. More information can be found here.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Joint Forces Command
Title: Modnet Evolve – End User Support Services
Deadline: 7 July 2020
Value: £250-400m 

Buyer: North Yorkshire County Council
Title: Phase 4 of the Superfast North Yorkshire programme
Deadline: 15 June 2020
Value: £25m

Buyer: Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Title: Service desk and associated ITSM services
Deadline: 19 June 2020
Value: £18m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Department for Education
Supplier: Computacenter
Title: Provision of laptops and tablets
The lowdown: Computacenter has secured the largest deal of the week: a £60m contract to supply laptops and tablets to the Department for Education. According to the contract notice, the deal, which was awarded without a competitive tender, will provide the means for “disadvantaged children across England to receive devices as part of an initiative to make remote education and social care services accessible for pupils staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak”. More information can be found here

The best of the rest

Buyer: Joint Forces Command
Supplier: Microsoft
Title: Premier support, maintenance and consultancy services
Award date: 20 May 2020
Value: £17m

Buyer: NHS Blood and Transplant
Supplier: Savant
Title: Pulse development, support and maintenance services
Award date: 20 May 2020
Value: £10.2m

Buyer: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Supplier: UMi
: Business support services
Award date: 19 May 2020
Value: £8.4m

Buyer: Joint Forces Command
Supplier: General Dynamics
: Design and delivery of a land deployable gateway
Award date: 18 May 2020
Value: £4.7m

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