April 25th 2018 |

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsor


KPMGs UK Government and Public Sector team comprises a cross functional network of professionals providing Tax, Audit and Advisory services which operate from 22 offices across the UK. The team is made up of specialist individuals who understand how to streamline services around citizen needs: whether it’s to join up back office and front line services, deliver a step change in digital transformation or to harness the power of the workforce – including developing civil service capability and talent. Our capabilities are based on our leading record of client delivery, and applied insight having delivered pragmatic approach to government departments around the world on complex projects to deliver meaningful outcomes and real results. 




Leading enterprises rely on Apica Web Excellence Suite to test and monitor their mission critical business systems, APIs, web and mobile applications. Apica enables businesses to get real time performance, uptime and detailed capacity insights ensuring outstanding end user experience and optimized IT-operations. Apica’s suite – available as SaaS, on-premise and hybrid solutions – is trusted by 400+ leading brands globally. Apica has offices in Stockholm, New York, London and Santa Monica.

To learn more about Apica, visit our website

Automation Consultants

Automation Consultants is the consultancy for expertise across the whole software lifecycle. Our staff use the latest lifecycle tools from major vendors (including Atlassian, HP, IBM and Microsoft) as well as open source solutions and our own applications, to meet complex software lifecycle challenges and implement comprehensive solutions.


Bond Dickinson LLP

Bond Dickinson is a leading UK law firm.  We support our clients by focusing on what matters most by delivering high quality legal services to Government and public sector organisations, FTSE businesses, SMEs and the third sector, particularly through our Tier 1 membership of the Crown Commercial Service framework.


The Boundary Commission for England

The Boundary Commission for England is an independent and impartial non-departmental public body responsible for conducting reviews of Parliamentary constituency boundaries. We are currently undertaking the 2018 Boundary Review, which will reduce the number of constituencies across the country and equalise the number of electors in each constituency.


Charity for Civil Servants

We are The Charity for Civil Servants. We’re here to support all civil servants, past and present, throughout their lives, with whatever problems they may have. Our vision is of a lifelong community of people offering effective support for each other when life takes a turn for the worse.

Childcare Choices: Supporting families with childcare costs

Childcare Choices is a one-stop shop for parents, where they can find everything they need to know about government childcare support. Bringing together the existing support with new schemes - Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare - Childcare Choices makes it easy to find out what's on offer.

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, is the world’s largest organisation dedicated to the profession. We are the voice of procurement and supply across the globe.

CIPS is the dynamic champion driving the global procurement and supply management profession. Thinking globally, operating locally. Holder of a Royal Charter, CIPS is a not-for-profit

organisation with offices around the world. We reinvest our income to advance global best practice in procurement and supply, for the public good.

CIPS supports individuals to achieve and excel at every stage of their career, from students to CPOs.

Civil Service Fast Stream and Early Talent

Civil Service Fast Stream and Early Talent deliver graduate and apprenticeship opportunities to accelerated leadership career paths.  The Fast Stream ranks within the top five of ‘Times Top 100’. Our Schools Outreach provide 13-19 year old students guidance about employability skills, educating them about Civil Service and its entry routes’.


Civil Service HR

In Civil Service HR, we are building the workforce of today and tomorrow. People are at the forefront of delivering excellent public services. It’s our job to ensure we have the right people in the right jobs with the right skills to meet the challenges we face.

Casework and Mediation


·  Do you feel confident in having conversations about workplace issues?

·  Need help with policy interpretation or the handling of difficult issues? For example,  with:

  • Grievances  
  • Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination
  • Supporting colleagues with mental health conditions
  • Attendance Management
  • Legal employment issues, such as Employment Tribunal or Personal injury claims


·  Worried about a workplace conflict?

·  Looking for an opportunity to discuss it confidentially?

·  Want to reach agreement on a solution more quickly?


Civil Service Reserves Zone!

Civil Service Reserves Zone!

This is your opportunity to test your sniper skills on our electronic firing range or simply find out more why over 1,500 Civil Servants enjoy the challenge, adventure and transferable skills the Reserves could offer you and your colleagues.

The government wants to ensure that its employees have the opportunity to develop personal and professional skills and help career progression.

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Casework and Mediation (Cabinet Office)

The Disability Inclusion Team support the Civil Service to improve:

  • workplace adjustments;
  • mental health support;
  • talent pipeline;
  • line manager confidence; and
  • engagement scores.

The Civil Service Workplace Adjustment team provides:

  • bespoke case management
  • review route for those experiencing difficulties or significant delays
  • a centre of expertise to share best practice.

The Civil Service Pensioners's Alliance (CSPA)

The Civil Service Pensioners' Alliance (CSPA) is a membership organisation that lobbies on behalf of pensioners from Civil Service and related pension schemes. We are an independent, non-party political organisation. CSPA is recognised by the Cabinet Office, other Government Departments and Agencies as the body mandated to speak on behalf of Civil Service pensioners.

The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

We are a Civil Service charity that provides befriending services (National Visitors Network and Phone Buddy), volunteering, local community groups, information, advice and lots more. Find out about our new Supporter category (for serving civil servants) on our stand or feel free to contact us via email or phone. Telephone: 020 8691 7411

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Civil Service Healthcare

CS Healthcare is a health insurance specialist for those who work or have worked for the civil service, the public sector, charitable or not-for-profit organisations.

They stand apart from many of their competitors as a mutual friendly society, established to protect their members. They pride themselves on providing a high level of personal service that gives their members access to experienced UK based staff dedicated to helping members at every stage of a claim.


CSSC Sports & Leisure

CSSC Sports & Leisure provides a huge range of sports and discounted leisure activities, taster days, savings on shopping and eating out plus free entry into participating historic sites. We aim to help maintain and promote the health and wellbeing of the civil service and public sector for only £3.95/month.



The UK’s Business Productivity Platform.
Crugo enables you to increase productivity by streaming business communications and organising your team more efficiently.
Work together and become more productive as a team with a single, secure platform based entirely here in the U.K. 


Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

Excellence in training, education and professional development across defence, government and industry
Predominantly tailored towards the UK Armed Forces, MOD Civil Servants, diplomats, overseas forces and leaders from around the world, the Defence Academy courses also deliver transferable skills to other government departments, industry and the private sector.


Department for International Trade (DIT)

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. We also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK. The department is responsible for:

  • developing, coordinating and delivering a new trade and investment policy to promote UK business across the globe
  • developing and negotiating free trade agreements and market access deals with non-EU countries
  • negotiating plurilateral trade deals (focused on specific sectors or products)
  • providing operational support for exports and facilitating inward and outward investment.

Counter Fraud and Compliance (CFCD)

Counter Fraud and Compliance (CFCD), part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for the prevention, detection and where appropriate, investigation of Fraud and Error against all benefits administered by and on behalf of DWP.

We are showcasing the key areas of CFCD; Fraud and Error, Strategy and Policy, Analysis, Quality, NINO Team and Financial Investigation Unit.



Devolution and You

Devolution and You is a learning campaign aimed at improving intergovernmental learning and devolution capability across the Civil Service.  One Civil Service supports multiple governments and all civil servants need to understand the changes that are taking place as more powers are devolved.




EQworks.co.uk is a leading Emotional Intelligence specialist providing executive coaching, leadership training and EQ assessments. EQworks are a trusted partner across many Government departments and private sector organisations.

“We put emotional mastery at the centre of people, team and culture development not only because it belongs there, but because it maximises performance, resilience and engagement.  We assess, develop and monitor these key ‘people–performance’ drivers that EQ skills represent in order to unlock people’s potential, because EQ works.”


The FDA is the union for senior managers and professionals in public service. 

We act as a powerful voice for public services and the people who deliver them. As well as our core offer of representation, the FDA also provides skills and development opportunities through our training arm, FDA Learn, and offers assistance and advice though our members services with FDA Portfolio.


Smarter public sector. Smarter Software.

We are public sector IT specialists who help you digitise case management, licencing and compliance processes. Our services range from fully bespoke to off the shelf and everything in between.

Join over 16,000 public sector colleagues and choose Fivium for services that are secure, reliable, and built with you.

Find out more about all our services at Fivium.co.uk


The Fraud, Error, Debt and Grants

The Fraud, Error, Debt & Grants team provides strategic leadership and sets cross-government standards for fraud, error, grant and debt initiatives. With the the Counter-Fraud Standards and Profession we lead the professionalisation and increased capability of cross-government counter-fraud activity.

Government Legal Department

We are the government’s principal legal advisers. Our core purpose is to help the government to govern well, within the rule of law. We provide legal advice on the development, design and implementation of government policies and decisions, and we represent the government in court.

Government Science and Engineering (GSE)

We are made up of over 10,000 civil servants, and open to crown and public servants, with a background or interest in science and engineering. We work in a range of deep specialist, specialist, policy, analytical and operational roles. Our expertise is located across the whole of the UK.



HMRC is the UK’s tax and customs authority, a non-ministerial Department responsible for safeguarding the flow of money to the Exchequer through our collection, compliance and enforcement activities.

The Commissioners’ 140 qualified Advisory and Forensic Accountants have expert technical accounting and accountancy litigation knowledge which they use to check companies’ and individuals’ accounts and challenge them when they are wrong.  They provide advice to tribunals and courts, policy and tax teams, criminal investigators and prosecutors. Their work has led to a number of high profile tax avoidance litigation wins which in 2016 helped to bring in a further £26billion more in tax revenues.

HMRC Transformation

HMRC Transformation delivers the vision of a digitally focussed tax authority to maximise revenues, improve the customer experience and create sustainable cost reductions. A key enabler is the online Personal Tax Account which is modernising the tax system; making it more efficient and easier for customers.  

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

The main focus of our work is understanding and reducing health and safety risks.

In 2015/16 stress, anxiety and depression resulted in 11.7 million working days lost at an estimated social and economic cost of £5.2 billion. HSE’s focus is on improving worker health, wellbeing and business performance through a preventative approach to stress. We do this by providing health and safety expert advice, consultancy, research and specialist training.

Find out more by visiting us on Stand 7 (level 3).


HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.
Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. 

More information about HP Inc. is available at http://www.hp.com.  


Kahootz – Secure cloud collaboration

Visit the Kahootz stand, or attend our client workshop on day 1, to find out how Kahootz is supporting organisations such as the Ministry of Defence, Department of Health, Ministry of Justice and NHS England to empower their staff to collaborate securely with project team members, partner agencies, suppliers and external stakeholders.

Available from the UK G-Cloud framework agreement - Kahootz cloud collaboration software supports secure file-sharing via configurable online workspaces that can be quickly adapted for multiple use cases. With an average license cost of circa £3/user/month, it costs very little for your staff and stakeholders to be in Kahootz!

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The FDA is the union representing senior managers and professionals in the civil service and related bodies. The FDA launched its newest section Keystone in 2015 to promote the role of middle managers delivering today’s public services and help HEOs and SEOs across the civil service to progress their career. In addition to offering middle managers all the benefits of membership of the FDA, with Keystone we are extending our learning and development offer to staff in HEO and SEO grades who aspire to be the next generation of senior leaders. Keystone's professional development offer, Keyskills,  provides masterclasses, workshops and events to help staff enhance their existing skill-set, as well as developing new skills to progress in today’s civil service


IACCM is a non-profit association helping organizations around the globe realize value and optimal outcomes from their business relationships. Our membership is over 34,000 strong and uniquely represents both the buy- and sell-side: Procurement/Sourcing, Contracting, Commercial, Project Management and Legal professionals from over 13,900 organizations across nearly 160 countries.

IACCM equips members to achieve long-term value through commercial excellence by:

- Improving contract performance and reducing value leakage

- Realizing better balance between risk and opportunity

- Simplifying the contracts and commercial process

- Advancing contract execution governance and (supplier) relationship management practices




For 100 years, IBM has been helping public sector organizations achieve their goals through the ability to meet tomorrow’s challenges through relentless innovation. IBM has deep experience in Government, Defence and Healthcare and our expertise includes managing and integrating complex systems. This ties with our design thinking, interactive experience, cognitive capabilities, cloud solutions and business strategy experience to provide best-in-class solutions that improve the day-to-day lives of citizens everywhere.

Immigration Enforcement

Immigration Enforcement is responsible for preventing abuse of, and increasing compliance with, immigration law and pursuing immigration offenders.

Mission: Our mission is to reduce the size of the illegal population and prevent harm caused by foreign nationals, directly contributing to the Home Office strategic objectives of preventing terrorism, cutting crime, reducing migration and promoting growth, and to the government’s ambition to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands.

For more information visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/immigration-enforcement/about

Independent Monitoring Board (IMB)

Inside every prison, immigration removal centre and some short term holding facilities at airports, there is an Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) – a group of ordinary members of the public doing an extraordinary job.

IMB members are independent, unpaid and from all backgrounds, volunteering for an average of 2-3 days per month. Their role is to monitor the day-to-day life in their local prison or Immigration Removal Centre and ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained.


Leadin are an international service design and production agency. Their specialists translate deep user insight into valuable client solutions. Leadin run agile digital transformation projects efficiently and at scale – covering user research, business and service design, system architectures, and high quality software development. Leadin services are available through G-Cloud and DOS frameworks.



As one of the leading global law firms, Linklaters supports clients in achieving their objectives by solving their most complex and important legal issues. Our focus is on consistently delivering integrated, global solutions, built on our strong local capabilities globally and deep specialist expertise across many sectors and product areas.


MOD Education Outreach Programme

Under the strap line of ‘giving students a start’, the award-winning MOD Education Outreach Programme has for 16 years been working with Colleges, Academies and Schools across the UK, where diversity is often > 60%, over 100 nationalities and languages are present, and many students are ‘at risk’ with curriculum, personal development and employability skills support. Over 2,500 students every year benefit from support, either in the classroom through mentoring, specialist talks, and mock interviews, or linked in with a ‘taster’ visit to Whitehall. This is in order to give students a flavour of the workplace, many of whom have never visited an employer before and have no one in their family in work.


We are a cross HMG unit that works to promote a more stable world by building capable and effective institutions in fragile and developing partner countries. We have a core funding so can respond quickly to requests and offer objective expert advice without vested interests to provide a quality service to HMG and counterparts overseas.

Operational Delivery Profession

Operational Delivery Profession helps keep the country running and we are the public face of the Civil Service.

We are the largest of the 25 Civil Service Professions and there are around 250,000 of us in Government. Our work supports civil servants who run the front line services citizens use, such as processing visas, passports and driving licences.


PCS (Public and Commercial Services Union)

PCS is one of the UK’s major trade unions with almost 200,000 members. Recognised in civil service and government organisations to negotiate pay and conditions PCS is a democratic campaigning organisation offering civil servants a voice at work and continuing professional development.



Physio-Control manufactures external defibrillators and related products and solutions for all tiers of a multi- level emergency response system, from lay responders to paramedics, to hospital-based caregivers. The company pioneered defibrillation technology over 60 years ago and continues to design and develop new emergency medical response tools.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can strike anyone, anytime, anywhere. Early use of a defibrillator can help save lives.

Simple, safe and effective, LIFEPAK® automated external defibrillators (AEDs) from Physio-Control provide a critical resource to help a first responder—a colleague, or simply a passerby—help save a life


Premier Partnership

Premier Partnership is one of the UK’s leading providers of Learning & Development solutions, Employee Relations Consulting and Apprenticeships. An award-winning business with an outstanding reputation, we have a trusted partnership with Government Departments/Agencies providing professional qualifications and Operational Delivery Profession Apprenticeships that develop staff in their roles as well as improve organisational performance and effectiveness. 


Prospect represents 140,000 professionals, managers and specialists across the public and private sectors.
We are the union for people in a range of occupational and professional groups in the public sector including: accountancy, communications and digital, engineering, economics, law, linguistics, market and social research, project management, science, statistics and many more.


Royal Air Force Recruitment

The Royal Air Force polices the skies, protecting the UK from threats at home while peacekeeping abroad. Our full and spare-time roles offer skills for life, and a chance to play a part in operations around the world – from providing humanitarian aid to preventing a civil war.

SSCL -Transforming shared services for Government and Police

We deliver a range of high quality shared services for our public sector clients, enabling them to operate more efficiently and more effectively. We are helping to reduce costs whilst introducing innovative ways of doing things better – right across the public sector in the UK.

Stabilisation Unit

The Stabilisation Unit is a cross-government, civilian-military-police unit.  We are a centre of expertise for HMG on conflict, stability, security and justice; providing advice and support to government departments that work on these issues in fragile and conflict-affected states. 

Umbrella Marketing Team

Advocacy & Interaction provides professional communications resources to public sector organisations. We offer services focused around: outsourcing and resourcing.

We enable organisations to outsource their requirements for marketing and communications. We provide a UK-based team of marketing professionals to support the requirements of your routine or project work. Our team work as if they are a part of your organisation, working to your standards and with your systems and processes.

We can also provide a resourcing service to assist you in the procurement of personnel for digital, IT, MarTech, marketing and communications roles. We can help you recruit apprentices, temporary, contract and permanent staff.