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Public Sector

Our professional services are helping improve vital public services.

Gemserv – A Trusted Partner to the Public Sector

Gemserv specialises in consultancy and outsourcing services. Through our expertise – such as in digital transformation, cyber security and programme management – we are helping address challenges right across the public sector.

We understand the increasing pressure to deliver ever-more efficient and tailored services, while keeping costs under control. This includes the drive to place more services online, the increasing use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to speed up delivery, and understanding the potential value of the vast amount of data held by public bodies.

Gemserv is able to draw on deep experience – whether that’s supporting the government’s roll out of 53m smart meters across Great Britain or helping a major police service to handle its facilities management information securely – and we stand ready to help other public sector organisations with their digital journey.

Social Value

As a purpose-driven business we understand the opportunity to drive better social and environmental outcomes through public procurement. Leveraging the nearly £300bn in annual spend by ensuring social value is evaluated in bids is a positive move by the government, and Gemserv can help procuring authorities and those bidding for contracts fulfil this new requirement.

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Why AI can cause more problems than it solves

Who can be held accountable when the use of digital tools go wrong? Ofqual was forced to backtrack after it used an algorithm to predict A-level and GCSE students’ results, which led to grades being generally lowered compared with previous years and teacher-predicted grades. The department has since decided to use students’ predicted grades, as opposed to the algorithm, as the method of determining results. Are the algorithms actually to blame?

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    Press Release, News, Capabilities

    Gemserv launches intuitive Cyber Threat Intelligence portfolio

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    Thinking about Plastic and the Circular Economy

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    RetrofitWorks to lead Mayor of London’s Warmer Homes programme

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    As cyber alert levels rise, the NHS steps up resilience through prevention management workshops

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    Blog, Insight

    Right to repair – consumers, producers, and the state: a changing relationship

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    Press Release

    Gemserv to work alongside BEIS to deliver the Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF)

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    News

    Gemserv secures BEIS contract to support the proposed Industrial Hydrogen Accelerator innovation programme

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    Press Release, News

    Financial Times names Gemserv as a Leading Management Consultancy for second year running

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    Press Release

    BEIS announce Gemserv as Delivery Partner of the Heat Network Efficiency Scheme Demonstrator

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    Blog

    The Digital Divide – Are these missed opportunities?

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    Case Study

    Delivering the optimum commercial and procurement solutions on time and on budget for the British Business Bank

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    News

    Gemserv 2021 Stakeholder Survey: Purpose Driven

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    An EV revolution is needed

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    Featured in Utility Week: Tackling domestic energy efficiency after the demise of the Green Homes Grant

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    Press Release, News

    Gemserv appoints David Brown as new independent Non-Executive Director to the Board

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    Blog

    Transformative technologies and their ethical challenges for law enforcement

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    Insight, Blog

    Making Social Value in Procurement Successful

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    News, Insight

    Key Announcements: March 2021 Budget Briefing

Meet Our Experts

Trevor Hutchings

Director of Strategy, Communications and Public Sector
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Will Taylor

Senior Public Sector Consultant
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Ian Hirst

Partner, Cyber Threat Services
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Kaveh Cope-Lahooti

Principal Consultant - Data Privacy
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Mike Entwistle

Managing Consultant, Commercial and Procurement
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Temi Ogunkanmi

Senior Cyber Security Cloud Assurance Consultant
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Brendan McGarry

Principal Consultant
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Fiona Chestnutt

Senior Consultant
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