back to article DfE spent £113.8m with Capita last year

Capita Business Services took 24 per cent of the money spent by the Department for Education in 2009-10 with its 100 largest suppliers. Figures released to Kable under Freedom of Information by the department show that the outsourcing company topped its supplier list, with Capgemini coming second with £33.9m of spending in …


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  1. GottaBeKidding

    WS Atkins?

    Atkins is an architecture / design / build company. Yes, it's "infrastructure", but no the kind you're thinking of.

  2. JaitcH

    Watch for 'Consulting', 'Opinion Polls' - big money items

    If other governments are anything to go by, lowered government employment leads to ramped up retention of consultants and their ilk.

    When governments have been in office longer and they seek programs that resonate with the taxpayers so watch the amount spent on opinion polls!!!

    But this information is at least shaking up those civil servants with questionable relations with suppliers.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    BT £1.9M

    I think not, a lot of their share will be hidden behind Capita, Serco, and others. BT provides the default networks for anything coming out of some of those suppliers. £1.9M for all networking and telephony, I think not.

  4. micheal


    SERCO, Capita etc are companies like Global Crossing and Siemens Telephony used as sub-providers.....Old boy net stuff and company lunches in hot climates still abound

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