Weekly UK tender publishing update

1,117

723

394

Total UK
Tenders
Low Value
Tenders
High Value
Tenders

131

71

396

Frameworks
or DPS
Prior Information
Notices
High Value
Award Notices
Tender notices published in the UK between 07.05.21 & 13.05.21

In the news this week

Procurement Bill announced in Queen’s Speech
Expect changes to the way public procurement is conducted within the UK, is the message we are getting from the Queen.
A green paper on procurement reform closed in March, and while the responses are still being analysed, we can expect the introduction of simplified public procurement processes to be introduced from September 2021.

Government spending with small businesses continues to rise
The UK public sector spent more than £15bn with small and medium sized businesses in 2019/20 – the highest rate seen since records began in 2013.
This news, along with the recent policy changes which allow for SME only opportunities, is a positive sign for smaller businesses looking to enter the market.

Five ways Greater Manchester plans to build a ‘London-style transport network’
The newly re-elected mayor for Greater Manchester has detailed what his second term is going to be focussed on – building a London-style transport network for the city region.
The five points focused on in this article are busses under public control, extended tram networks, EV charge points, investments in cycling and improved accessibility.
With Tenders Direct you can set-up alerts for related opportunities, and filter these to only see results for the areas you operate in.

New plans unveiled to boost recycling
Major shake-up of England’s bin collections to make it easier for millions of households to recycle and reduce costs for taxpayers.
Under proposals unveiled by ministers on Friday 7 May, every household will receive separate, weekly food waste collections from 2023.

Glasgow gets £120m to spend on affordable housing
The Scottish government has allocated £120m to Glasgow City Council for the construction of at least 1,453 new affordable homes.

Swansea council leader details £20m recovery package that will help city ’emerge from the pandemic’
Up to £20 million could be spent over the next two years to improve the look of shops, support start-up businesses, subsidise bus fares and increase bin collections in Swansea.

44,000 trees to be planted as Urban Tree Challenge Fund reopens
Over the next two years, up to £6 million will be available for planting trees, and the provision of their care to ensure they can flourish into the future.

Look out! DASA competition seeks to enhance Royal Navy early warning capabilities
£1.25 million competition for innovations that improve situational awareness for Royal Navy Carrier and Littoral Strike Groups


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Top high value contract award notices

Title: United Kingdom-Cambridge: Decontamination equipment
Short description:  The supply and provision of U V Infection Control Equipment and otherrelated services and/or bespoke solutions described in the tender documents.
Published By: East Of England NHS Collaborative Hub
Date Published: 10 May 2021
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £2,000,000.00
Number of tenders received, lot 1: 10
Number of tenders received, lot 2: 2
Contractors: 3H TECHNOLOGIES | CELLECTA LIMITED | Ecolab Ltd | Genesis Advance | Healthy Indoor Environments Ltd t/a Better Indoors | Inivos Ltd | Kebomed UK Ltd | Nesa Robotics | Syschem Ltd | Xenex Disinfection Services Ltd | Gama Healthcare Ltd | Inivos Ltd
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Title: United Kingdom-London: Translation services
Short description: Translation and transcription services for the Ministry of Justice, its executive agencies, its arm’s length bodies and any other government body. 
Published By: Ministry of Justice
Date Published: 11 May 2021
Framework/DPS: No
Value excluding VAT: £18,160,000.00
Number of tenders received: 6
Contractors: thebigword Group Ltd
View full notice on Tenders Direct

Title: United Kingdom-Bristol: Cleaning services
Short description: The cleaning of public toilets and associated staff offices and welfare facilities in the South West region.
Published By: Forestry England
Date Published: 13 May 2021
Framework/DPS: No
Value excluding VAT: £312,892.20
Number of tenders received: 9
Contractors: Cornwall Supplies Cleaning Limited | Cormac Solutions Limited | aAFD Services Ltd | Highmoor Services | Cleaning Technique Ltd
View full notice on Tenders Direct


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