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David Aird, Director of Strategic Projects at Amey discusses digital innovation within a challenging public landscape Innovation and technology are at the forefront of the Government’s plans to transform and modernise the public estate. Indeed, in the Digital, Data and ...

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Veolia to deliver waste and street cleansing services in Sutton from 2025

The London Borough of Sutton has appointed Veolia to deliver waste and street cleansing services as part of a new eight-year contract starting in April 2025. The new contract will be supported by new and more energy-efficient vehicles, an improved ...

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£557m government investment for public buildings to switch to cleaner energy 

More public buildings and businesses will benefit from over half a billion pounds in government funding to help reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions. Schools, pools, and hospitals will be supported to make energy efficient upgrades, with over £557 ...

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Airwaves in West Midlands Police contract win

Airwaves Facilities Management has won a new contract with West Midlands Police following a competitive tender process. The contract will see the Berkswell-based firm providing grounds maintenance works throughout the force’s estate in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley and Solihull, ...

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ISS appointed to CCS Healthcare Soft FM framework

ISS has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) RM6331 Healthcare Soft FM Framework, with ISS Mediclean Limited listed against four lots covering various soft FM services. The RM6331 framework enables ISS to provide soft FM services ...

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Sodexo secures place on CCS Healthcare framework

Sodexo Health & Care has landed a place on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) RM6331 Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Services framework. The appointment is for a period of three years with an option to extend for an additional year. This ...

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CCS marks 10th anniversary having saved £3.8bn of taxpayers money in the last year alone

The Government’s procurement department, the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has saved over £3.8 billion of taxpayer money in the last year alone, as the agency celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. CCS centralises government procurement, allowing thousands of public sector ...

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New industry benchmark for public procurement is launched

The Cabinet Office has issued Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 03/24, replacing PPN 03/23 and introducing updates to the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and accompanying statutory guidance for use in public procurement. This development signals a pivotal shift in procurement practices, mandating ...

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GPA appoints strategic partners

Two new strategic partners have been appointed to provide professional services for the Government Property Agency’s (GPA) Capital Programmes. The new contracts cover, design, and specialist services for the Government Hubs and Whitehall Campus Programmes and a variety of client ...

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North East Lincolnshire Council considers options for future service delivery

North East Lincolnshire Council is looking to implement a new delivery model for a range of key services currently being delivered on its behalf by Equans. Equans, and its subcontractors, currently deliver several services on behalf of the council, including ...

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