Two consultancies won covid contracts worth at least £19m

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  • Contracts awarded to support procurement of key equipment and support for test and trace programme
  • Boston Consulting Group paid around £10m, with Deloitte winning contracts worth £9.3m

Two consultancy firms won contracts worth at least £19m for work supporting the government’s covid response, new contract documents reveal.

Boston Consulting Group won a contract worth around £10m to support the test and trace system through contracts signed in March and April, while Deloitte was paid over £9.3m to help the government’s covid procurement drive.

The involvement of both firms in the government’s response has previously been revealed, but the new documents appear to show contracts which have largely thus far not been reported.

Boston got nearly £5m for “digital support for [the] NHS Test and Trace service” and a similar sum for “provision of strategic support for the covid-19 test, track and trace programme”. Both contracts ran from April to July.


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Source: HSJ


Date: 23 September 2020