£40m digital service framework compiled by UK Government, with 183 suppliers

The UK Government has this week announced the 183 suppliers for its nine-month digital services framework.

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Suppliers will be required to develop digital services to open standards as defined in the Government Service Design Manual, with the contract covering central government departments and their arm's length bodies and agencies, non departmental public bodies, NHS bodies and local authorities.

Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, said of the appointment: “The Digital Services framework shows how we are levelling the playing field for government contracts and living up to our ambition to support growth by giving opportunities to new entrants and smaller suppliers who can deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions based on user need.”

The 183 suppliers appointed to the contract include AnalogFolk, Poke London, Ogilvy & Mather Group (Holding), Reading Room and Storm ID; with 94 per cent of suppliers appointed being SMEs.

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