Using "smart data" from within Tussell's unique platform, we've identified some of the latest opportunities and trends in public procurement over the last week.
Last week, £12B of new opportunities were published across the wider public sector by 385 different buyers. Both ATOS and Hays won large awards, whilst more than 600 SMEs shared 903 contracts.
Business & Financial Services the biggest sector for second week running
676 new opportunities to win government contracts worth £12.2B were published last week. Business & Financial Services was the biggest sector for a second week running, with £5.5B of opportunities published.
IT & Telecoms the top sector for expiring contracts
IT & Telecoms is the top sector for expiring contracts with £525M of awards due to expire by January 2019. Overall, at least £1.9B of awards are due to expire in the next six months - allowing you to proactively engage with buyers ahead of future tender opportunities.
Last week's top opportunities:
|Contracting Authority||Contract Title||Bid Deadline||Tender Value|
|Crown Commercial Service/CCS||Technology Products 3||PIN||£5.0B|
|Hyde Housing Association Limited||Hyde Fire Safety Works and Services Framework||05/08/2018||
|NHS England||Home Oxygen Services National Contracts||PIN||£900M|
|West Mercia Energy||Supply of Electricity on a Flexible Basis and Associated Services||17/08/2018||£500M|
|Plymouth City Council||Adaptation, Repair Maintenance and Improvement||06/08/2018||£450M|
ATOS wins £135M Defra IT contract
Did you know that you can look up specific competitors in our database? Here's what 5 of the top suppliers to government have been up to this week. Atos won a £135M contract from Defra for hosting support, whilst Hays picked up a £70M call-off from Transport for London for recruitment services.
638 SMEs win new government contracts
There is significant potential for SMEs to benefit from public procurement. Last week, 638 SMEs won over 900 contracts - 84% of these SMEs were based outside London. To see all of the current open opportunities marked as suitable for SMEs register for a FREE 14-DAY TRIAL