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Public Sector Round-Up 30.07.21

In the news this week:
◆ More than 1,000 flood schemes to benefit from record investment
◆ £338 million package to further fuel active travel boom
◆ Share of £30m Changing Places toilets fund now open for applications
◆ UK government offers funding to build A140 Long Stratton Bypass
◆ New £53 million funding for UK manufacturers to boost competitiveness through digital tech

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £4.2m contract to manage sports facilities in Winchester
◆ £42m street cleaning service in London
◆ £1m disposable catering supplies in Lancashire
◆ £6m construction work in Sheffield
◆ £45.2m supply of firefighting, rescue and safety equipment in Birmingham

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 706 low value tenders
◆ 370 high value tenders
◆ 115 frameworks/DPS

Public Sector Round-Up 23.07.21

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week:
◆ Extraordinary £30bn Prior Information Notice
◆ Prime Minister announces £50 million investment in grassroots football pitches
◆ £56 million package to support light rail through recovery period
◆ Smart technologies and data to future-proof UK energy
◆ New £375 million scheme to drive investment in innovative firms of the future opens for applications
◆ Review of National policy statement for national networks
◆ Government strategy to regenerate high streets
◆ Staffordshire schools to get £12million to improve buildings

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £110m construction work in Lewes
◆ £4m building materials in Sunderland
◆ £680k construction related services in Chatham
◆ ££870k fire prevention services in London

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 820 low value tenders
◆ 411 high value tenders
◆ 144 frameworks/dps

Public Sector Round-Up 16.07.21

In the news this week:
◆ Cornwall Council to spend £30m on offices to save money
◆ ‘Town Deal’ secured for Crewe
◆ New litter bin roll-out starts in North Lanarkshire
◆ £10 million River Aire flood defence repairs near completion
◆ £1.2 million fund will help UK make space safer

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £10m security services in Coventry
◆ £375k software package and systems in Leicester
◆ £3m CCTV services in London
◆ £3.3m sewer survey services in London
◆ £2m technical planning services in Anglesey

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 745 low value tenders
◆ 331 high value tenders
◆ 123 frameworks/DPS

Public Sector Round-Up 09.07.21

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week:
◆ Melton Borough Council submits £9.9m bid to fund town centre development projects
◆ Stockport begins work on new Local Plan
◆ £45 million Oswestry Innovation Park’s first phase approved
◆ Brighton council agrees to £2.7 million toilet refurbishment
◆ Building Safety Bill finally starts its passage

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £3.5m housing construction in Glenrothes
◆ £3.3m street lighting in Leicester
◆ £2m land management services in Cardiff
◆ £732k e-learning services in Hamilton
◆ £5m catering services in Tooting

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 795 low value tenders
◆ 363 high value tenders
◆ 122 frameworks or DPS

What is a Carbon Reduction Plan, and do I need one?

Suppliers bidding for major government contracts may have to demonstrate their commitment to achieving ‘Net Zero’ by including a Carbon Reduction Plan within their bids.

The Sourcing and Consultancy Playbooks

The Sourcing and Consultancy Playbooks

The UK Government has published guidance for how contracting authorities should manage relationships with suppliers. We recommend suppliers familiarise themselves with the guidance referenced, and use it to support future bids. 

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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