Capgemini earlier this year became one of the most prominent public sector suppliers to enter into a 'new deal' with the Cabinet Office, renegotiating the terms of its Aspire contract with HMRC.
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The government says it's going to save us all £200m in the next five years via a renegotiation of one of the biggest outsourcing deals in the public sector, the Aspire contract.
The deal is bing positioned by the Cabinet Office as yet more fruit of its two years of engagement with big suppliers.
It's also being heralded by the Cabinet Office as offering much more flexibility for the customer - HMRC - and the possibility of more work going outside the main Aspire partner, Capgemini, to smaller technology firms.
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