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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-London: Research into recent dynamics of the press sector in the UK and globally
1. Title: GB-London: Research into recent dynamics of the press sector in the UK and globally
2. Awarding Authority:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
4th Floor, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 020 7211 6824, Email:, URL:
Attn: Callum Tolladay
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Market research and public opinion polling services.

4. Description: Research services. Market research services. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is seeking to appoint a Supplier to undertake research into the press market, both in the UK and globally. In particular we would like to understand:

1) The relationship between local news consumption and democratic engagement.

2) The different forms of government support, including subsidies, that the press industry receives in other jurisdictions.

Refer to the ITT for additional information.
5. CPV Codes:
73110000 - Research services.
79310000 - Market research services.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Awarded to:

Plum Consulting London LLP
10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP
Tel. 07376072799
Attn: Laura Wilkinson
Value Cost: 43,250
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 13/02/2020
11. Number of Tenders Received: Not Provided
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 17/02/2020
Period of Work End date: 30/06/2020

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