Last week in government contracting saw... 

 

With another £10bn week - the sixth since June - can you afford to be missing out on public sector tender opportunities? Sign up to Tussell to get up to speed.

 

Construction regains top spot

 

Construction returned as the most lucrative sector with over £3.5B in new opportunities

Interserve wins £77m of contracts

 

Among publicly listed companies, Interserve was the biggest winner with three awards last week totalling £77m. This includes a £65m Facilities Management service for King George's Hospital, Essex.

Amid reports of mounting pressure on the shares of Kier Group PLC from short sellers, Tussell has crunched the numbers. See our comparison of Kier vs Carillion.

 

In Focus: SMEs

 

365 tenders were published last week that were suitable for SMEs - over 25% were in Construction. Sign up to see the opportunities in your sector

Last week's top opportunities:

Contracting Authority Contract Title Bid Deadline Tender Value
West Sussex County Council

Children's Placements and Other Support Services (DPS)

02/11/2018 £1.5B
Manchester City Council North West Construction Hub Framework 15/10/2018 

£1B

NHS South Gloucestershire CCG

Community Health Services

PIN £1B
Yorkshire Water Services Limited Complex MEICA Framework 05/10/2018 £750M
Commercial Services Trading

Temporary Worker and Contractor Agencies Framework

03/10/2022 £600M