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|