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In the news this week

This week’s headlines, offering you leads for upcoming tendering opportunities and updates about the public sector marketplace. 

British nuclear revival to move towards energy independence
  • Great British Nuclear to drive rapid expansion of nuclear power at an unprecedented scale and pace.
  • Government kickstarts competition for game-changing small modular reactor (SMR) technology.
  • Plans will boost energy security, create cheaper power and grow the economy – creating better-paid jobs and opportunities right across the country.
New study into running HS2 train services to Leeds launches

The study will assess potential options to run HS2 trains into Leeds city centre and reassess evidence to improve connectivity in Bradford.

Whitehall set to bring in AI and data experts under plans to turbocharge productivity

Digital gurus from the private sector will be parachuted into government departments as part of radical plans to turbocharge the technological skills of civil servants.

Plymouth’s ambitious £9M plan to create ‘park in the sea’

The UK’s first National Marine Park (NMP) could be created in Plymouth, if a £9m bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund is approved. The ‘park in the sea’ project plans will be submitted in September by Plymouth City Council.

Ireland’s new marine development authority must be well-resourced, says Wind Energy Ireland

A new body called MARA – Maritime Area Regulatory Authority – has been set up by the Government to oversee marine resources and offshore developments such as wind farms. MARA will grant licences and evaluate applications for Maritime Area Consents for renewables.

Extraordinary & interesting notices

Here we share the tender and prior information notices that caught our attention this week.

Carmarthenshire Property Works Framework Prior Information Notice

Authority: Carmarthenshire County Council
Published: 20 July 2023
Estimated go-live: 2 October 2023

Carmarthenshire County Council wishes to appoint suitably qualified Contractors for the delivery of property related works to supplement its in-house Direct Labour Organisation. Carmarthenshire County Council is commissioning a new Property Works Framework to provide property maintenance, disabled adaptations, building improvements, mechanical, electrical, and other associated works required for its housing and non-housing property portfolio.

£8.25bn Additional Capacity Planning Framework

Authority: HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) 
Published: 19 July 2023
Deadline: 8 August 2023

HealthTrust Europe is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the supply of Additional Capacity Planning Services. The scope of this framework agreement includes Digital Health, Clinical Insourcing and Mobile and Modular Theatre Solutions. The Framework will run for an initial period of 12 months with the option for HealthTrust Europe to extend on one or more occasions in 12 month periods, up to a maximum of 48 months

£280k King’s Coronation Commemorative Coin Contract

Authority: BlueLight Commercial 
Published: 19 July 2023
Deadline: 16 August 2023

BlueLight Commercial require an experienced supplier to design and supply a commemorative coin following the King’s Coronation.

Provision of Naval Services (NS) Disruptive Pattern Material (DPM) Uniforms on behalf of the Irish Defence Forces Prior Information Notice

Authority: The Office of Government Procurement
Published: 17 July 2023
Estimated go-live: 29 August 2023

Prior information Notice for the provision of Naval Services (NS) Disruptive Pattern Material (DPM) Uniforms on behalf of the Irish Defence Forces.

£100m National Framework Agreement for Managed Services

Authority: Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Published: 14 July 2023
Deadline: 15 August 2023

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Commercial Procurement Service seeks to introduce a new commercial Framework Agreement for Managed Services. The framework agreement will be for a period of 2 years with annual options to extend up to a maximum of four years.

This week's tender stats

New tendering opportunities published between 14 – 20 July 2023. Live opportunities as of 21 July 2023.

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United Kingdom LIVE opportunities

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Republic of Ireland NEW opportunities

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