Extracts from an article by Alex Lawson, Business News Editor at the Evening Standard.
"UK outsourcers are poised to benefit from a £661 million surge in spending on fire safety works in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.
In the past 12 months, there has been a rise in tenders for fire safety work from local government and housing associations.
Some 221 tenders were published worth a maximum £661 million, up 56% on the previous 12 months, data compiled by Tussell showed." [...]
"Gus Tugendhat, founder of Tussell, a data provider on UK public procurement, said: 'The data shows a surge in tenders for fire safety work in the year since the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
'It is heartening to see that Grenfell has prompted long-overdue investment in fire safety across the wider public sector — particularly in local government.'"
Read the full article on The Evening Standard website.