The Benefit System, Welfare to Work, Work Capability Assessment

DWP contract awarded to Accenture

DWP contract awarded to Accenture

The Department for Work and Pensions has awarded Accenture a contract, worth £50m to £70m annually, to develop and deliver a computer application to assist in the delivery of Universal Credit. The contract is to last up to seven years and is said to help the DWP make substantial cost-savings in its delivery of the new streamlined benefit.

Mark Luons, Accenture’s UK and Ireland managing director for Health and Public Service said:

“This new contract builds on our longstanding relationship with DWP and the successful delivery of similar projects with other public-sector clients, based on the deep industry skills and insight from our global network.”

Accenture have announced that the main subcontractor in the delivery of the contract will be Atos based on its strong track record in delivering for DWP.

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… See our previous posts on Atos


Amanda Frewin

Research & Project Support

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