Tag: council procurement

Public Sector Round-Up 18.06.21

In the news this week:
◆ Highways England announces £218m investment to improve roads across East of England
◆ £36 million boost for AI technologies to revolutionise NHS care
◆ First look at £39.5m plans to improve Leeds Station including pedestrianised of nearby streets and cycle lanes
◆ Plans submitted for low carbon social housing in Manchester.
◆ West Yorkshire to invest in new cycling infrastructure
◆ Finding next-gen space tech: DASA launches the Space to Innovate Campaign
◆ Pupils to benefit from better quality PE and sport next year

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £6m of frozen and chilled food products in Huddersfield
◆ £1.25m for office furniture in Derby
◆ £2m van fleet replacement in Norwich
◆ £4.2m maintenance of overhead line switches for Network Rail
◆ £275k for an out of hours call handling service

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 707 low value tenders
◆ 343 high value tenders
◆ 101 Frameworks or DPS

Public Sector Round-Up 11.06.21

In the news this week:
◆ Suppliers will now be asked to include Carbon Reduction Plans within their bids for major government contracts.
◆ Draft strategy sets out how Edinburgh will strive to become a climate ready, net zero Capital by 2030
◆ Thirty towns to share £725 million to help communities build back better
◆ PM announces new funding for Cornwall to create a G7 legacy for the region
◆ Major River Thames flood alleviation project passes key milestone
◆ Social investment pilot to fund over 200 homes for rough sleepers

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £1.4m refuse and waste related services in Kent
◆ £5m vehicle fleet replacement in Cumbria
◆ £815k metrology systems in Sheffield

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 701 low value tenders
◆ 295 high value tenders
◆ 106 Frameworks or DPS

Public Sector Round-Up 04.06.21

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 661 low value notices
◆ 318 high value notices
◆ 125 Frameworks and DPS

In the news this week:
◆ New Procurement Policy Note (PPN) puts a greater focus on Social Value
◆ Government agrees conditions-based £1.08 billion funding deal with Transport for London
◆ £8m package of improvements for A64 in Yorkshire
◆ Millions more funding for projects to make our streets safer
◆ Government announces 10 councils to test the use of digital tools in planning process
◆ Huge expansion of tutoring in next step of education recovery
◆ Government fund will support new ideas for cleaning up space

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £110.5m construction work in London
◆ £75m construction work for the Carlisle Southern Link Road
◆ £100m ICT services in Salford

Public Sector Round-Up 28.05.21

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 972 low value notices
◆ 344 high value notices
◆ 67 Frameworks and DPS

In the news this week:
◆ New multimillion-pound Devon road scheme announced
◆ £401 million investment into upgrades to deliver brighter rail future
◆ £44 million cash boost to cut emissions from buildings and help households save on energy bills
◆ Councils given funding boost to develop new local design guide for housing development
◆ Scotland’s first rural 5G connectivity hub to be established in Dumfries
◆ Government broadband scheme seeks input from residents of UK’s most remote areas
◆ £51 million for councils to support care leavers

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £505k Ambient, chilled and frozen food for Farnborough
◆ £5m Installation of pipe spools in Glasgow
◆ £150m Road user charging services in London

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