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Central Government

The Central Government Programme represents the supplier community of technology to the UK Government. We advocate for the govtech sector, evangelise tech as a solution to public sector challenges, facilitate market engagement and help make the public sector an easier market to operate in. We help members make the most out of the govtech opportunity, and help government become a more intelligent customer for tech, ultimately driving value for money and improved public services for citizens.

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Welcome to the Central Government Programme

All techUK's work is led by our members - techUK members can keep in touch or get involved in our work by joining this group, and stay up to date with the latest events and opportunities in the programme. Please see below for details on how to join. Scroll down to view recent insights, and upcoming events and opportunities. 

Government Group

techUK's Government Group is our thriving community of 500 tech suppliers to Government. The group is composed of companies of all sizes, from new entrants to some of the biggest companies in the world. Group members receive our govtech market intel, and opportunities to engage with Government to understand their requirements and explore how tech can help meet them. If you're a techUK member working with Government to transform the delivery of our public services then this is the group for you.

Central Government Council

Our Central Government Council is elected by techUK members to represent the supplier community to government. It aims to lead debate on new technologies and optimise the use of existing capabilities. It exists to: promote and enable better engagement between the tech sector and government departments; provide leadership and support on techUK’s campaigns and projects to reform public procurement; promote and evangelise the transformative role tech can play in public services.

techUK Public Services Board

As our senior forum for public sector tech suppliers, the PSB creates the environment for the UK tech industry to collaborate across the whole of Government to enable the delivery of world class, affordable public services. The PSB aims to: Improve the engagement between Government and the tech industry; Provide leadership on policy issues related to public services transformation; Champion better use of technology to drive efficiencies in Government and transform our public services.

2021 achievements and 2022 objectives

Explore our Central Government programme's achievements and objectives here.

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Complete our seventh annual GovTech SME Survey!

We are delighted to have launched our seventh annual GovTech SME Survey, continuing our efforts to encourage Government to work effectively with SMEs and with their best interests at heart, working to drive the next leap forward in access to the public sector technology market for SMEs.

Click here to read more and complete the survey

Digital Marketplace still flying the flag for SME access but more work needs to be done

Read the results of our sixth annual Govtech SME Survey, exploring the experiences of SMEs in the public sector.

Read more here

Get in touch!

Ellie Huckle

Ellie Huckle

Programme Manager, Central Government, techUK

Heather Cover-Kus

Heather Cover-Kus

Head of Central Government Programme, techUK

Julia Ofori-Addo

Julia Ofori-Addo

Programme Assistant, BSG, Central Government, Financial Services Team, Comms Infrastructure, techUK

Jill Broom

Programme Manager, Cyber Security and Central Government, techUK

 

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Our members develop strong networks, build meaningful partnerships and grow their businesses as we all work together to create a thriving environment where industry, government and stakeholders come together to realise the positive outcomes tech can deliver.

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techUK Annual Dinner 2022 | 13 July | Book now

 

The techUK Annual Dinner will take place on Wednesday, 13 July 2022. Our Annual Dinner is the established, must-attend business dinner in our calendar. The evening will begin with a drinks reception, allowing ample networking opportunities, followed by a fabulous dinner and speeches from the country's leading technology stakeholders.