This is the latest instalment of an exclusive feature analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the top five most valuable tenders and awards from the previous week, and take stock of which tech firms have won the biggest share of the public sector pie.
Top five tenders
Once again, the week’s biggest tender relates to the NHS’s ongoing digital transformation programme. The NHS Business Services Authority is looking to set up a £34m single supplier framework to provide an online procurement portal for items such as prescriptions. The deadline for applications is 28 August and the contract is slated to start in July 2019.
|Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework||Tender Value (High)|
|NHS Business Services Authority||NHS Forms, Print, Exemptions, Cards & EHIC (FPECE)||13/08/18||28/08/18||Y||£34,000,000|
|Ministry of Defence||Management Information Reporting and Data Analysis (MIRANDA) Sustainment||18/08/18||14/09/18||N||£6,500,000|
|Kirklees Council||Provision of GDPR Support Framework Agreement (KMCLFM-004)||17/08/18||24/09/18||Y||£2,992,500|
|De Montfort University||Servers and Storage Infrastructure Refresh||16/08/18||12/09/18||N||£2,400,000|
|Totally Local Company Limited||Support & Maintenance of existing SAP Business One Environment||14/08/18||10/09/18||Y||£873,000|
Top five awards
The biggest award of the week is also a single supplier framework. The Crown Commercial Service has awarded the US firm Taulia with a £30m contract to deliver a supplier early payment solution to central government and public sector organisations around the UK.
|Contracting Authority||Supplier||Contract Title||Data Awarded||Framework||Award / Framework Value|
|Cabinet Office/CCS||Taulia Inc||Supplier Early Payment Solutions||26/03/18||Y||£30,000,000|
|London Borough of Sutton||Sirsi||Provision of innovative Library Services, including the development of a Library Services Platform and improved online and off-line marketing of library services.||10/08/18||Y||£10,000,000|
|High Speed Two (HS2) Limited||Multiple Suppliers||Document Control Services||25/06/18||N||£7,902,720|
|Improvement Service Company||Multiple Suppliers||Improvement Service Digital Public Services||13/08/18||N||£6,019,667|
|London Borough of Croydon||Multiple Suppliers||People IT Systems||25/04/18||N||£4,185,587|