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Oscar Williams

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The week in govtech: the biggest tenders and awards (5/11)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series 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

An NHS trust in Chester has issued the biggest tender of the week: a £50m national framework for GDPR-friendly tech disposal and data destruction services. Companies have until 5 December to apply for a listing on the framework, which will remain open for four years.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust National Framework Agreement for GDPR Compliant IT Disposal and Secure Data Destruction 03/11/18 05/12/18 Y £50,000,000
Reading Borough Council Revenues, Benefits and Customer Contact Services 03/11/18 03/12/18 N £17,500,000
Leicestershire County Council SuperFast Leicestershire Phase 3 29/10/18 01/02/18 N £11,698,382
Hampshire County Council Children’s Social Care IT Solution Framework Agreement 30/10/18 27/11/18 Y £10,000,000
Post Office Limited Provision and Implementation of a Fully Integrated Source to Settle Solution 02/11/18 03/12/18 N £5,000,000

Top five awards

The Crown Commercial Service published the third version of its Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework, which features nearly 3,000 suppliers. The framework is worth £1.2bn and can be used by organisations across the public sector. It will be in operation for 11 months.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Date Awarded Framework Award / Framework Value
Crown Commercial Service Multiple suppliers Digital Outcomes and Specialist 3 28/09/18 Y £1,200,000,000
NEUPC Multiple Suppliers HE Networking – Supply and Services Framework Agreement (HENSS) 24/09/18 Y £50,000,000
Orbit Housing Group HCL Technologies UK Limited OG – Shaping Our Future – IT Platform – PP927 25/07/18 N £11,000000
NHS Business Services Authority Verint Systems UK Limited Work Management Solution 12/10/18 N £2,574,672
Norfolk County Council MLL Telecom Ltd Network Services for Health – Norfolk 08/10/18 N £2,200,000