Year in Review

2020 Edition

Discover how the public sector fared during 2020 in this 14-page exclusive report.


Pandemics and procurement

2020 was arguably one of the busiest and most stressful years for the public sector.

Public procurement had never been more vital for the nation's health and well-being. All the while, normal public procurement had to continue as expected. 

We take a look at the good and the bad of public procurement in such a titanic year. 

A data-dense overview of 2020 

All insights in this report were drawn from our proprietary database of aggregated, cleansed and structured data on UK public sector contracts and spending.


Contract allocations

We analysed specific Covid-19 contracts, as well as 'normal' procurement spending.


Spend data

We aggregated governmental spend data from three trustworthy datasets to complete this report.


Official sources

The data we've used comes from public sector datasets from September 2019 to August 2020. 


Company information

We combined spend and procurement data with company information sourced from Companies House. 

Contracting authorities put their trust in Tussell


What our customers say about us

Essex County Council

"This is like a crystal ball, having all this information in one place."

Assistant Procurement Manager Essex County Council

Lincolnshire County Council (1)

"You've just done in 10 seconds what we would've spent half a day researching”

Head of Commercial Infrastructure Lincolnshire County Council

NHS Property Services

"Tussell has been instrumental in helping NHSPS to better understand the competitive landscape, procurement trends and future opportunities within the public sector."

Analyst NHS Property Services


"Tussell continues to give me all the info I need - it's great."

Improvement Strategy Advisor Local Government Association


"As a team, we are grateful for your ongoing support and look forward to working with you this year."

Procurement Team Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Reflect on 2020

Get the free report for a complete rundown of public sector spending in 2020.

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