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The biggest govtech deals of the week (6/7/20)

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: Crown Commercial Service on behalf of Cabinet Office
Title: Framework: Debt resolution services
Value: £550m
The lowdown: The Crown Commercial Service has unveiled plans to launch a massive £550m framework covering debt resolution services. The framework is set to include a range of products and solutions covering a numbers of tasks linked to debt resolution, such as fraud and error prevention and spend recovery analysis software. It comes just weeks after a government report warned that a shortage of digital procurement tools was hampering efforts to stem a tide of fraud and corruption that costs taxpayers up to £2.75bn a year, as NS Tech reported at the time. Prospective suppliers have until 13 July 2020 to register their interest in the framework.

The best of the rest

Buyer: HealthTrust Europe on behalf of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Title: Framework: Supply and delivery of ESR
Register interest deadline: 20 July 2020
Value: £30m

Buyer: Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Title: Grounds maintenance IT solution
Register interest deadline: 10 July 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: Department for Transport
Title: Provision of an Electronic Point of Sale (ePOS)
Estimated publication date: 5 August 2020
Value: N/A

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: Education and Skills Funding Agency
Title: DevOps and Architecture services
The lowdown: One of the largest tenders of the week comes from the Education and Skills Funding Agency, which is looking to spend up to £4.2m on DevOps and architecture services to support a programme of work to reform the further education sector. The deadline for applications is 6 July.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO)
Title: Framework: Network connectivity and telecommunication solutions
Deadline: 5 August 2020
Value: £750m

Buyer: Navy Command
Title: Framework: Dreadnought Crew Training Prime
Deadline: 30 July 2020
Value: £100m-250m

Buyer: Joint Forces Command
Title: Fully integrated soldier system
Deadline: 17 July 2020
Value: £10m

Buyer: Homes England
Title: Multiple multi-disciplinary teams
Deadline: 10 July 2020
Value: £8m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Supplier: Capgemini
Title: IT services
The lowdown: Capgemini has secured one of the largest awards of the week: a £40m deal to provide IT services to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. The contract came into effect on 30 June and will run for up to seven years.
Award date: 30 June 2020
Value: £40m

The best of the rest

Buyer: Scottish Government
Supplier: Banner Group
Title: Framework: Supply of IT consumables
Award date: 3 June 2020
Value: £40.7m

Buyer: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Supplier: Keep IT Simple
Title: CAPD platform hosting and support services
Award date: 30 June 2020
Value: £7m-15m

NS Tech and GlobalData are part of the same group