Buyer Profile – UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS)

Twitter: @UKSBS

About UK Shared Business Services Ltd: UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) is a shared services provider to the UK government that is owned by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

UK SBS provides procurement services to UKRI and BEIS to enable the department and its partner organisations to make the most of available budgets. UK SBS’s category teams manage the end to end procurement process and ensure that sourcing is undertaken in accordance with relevant legislation, the Public Contract Regulations and industry best practice. Commonly procured services and products include:

  • Professional services such as legal services, consultancy, and contingent labour,
  • Core services such as office supplies, marketing, media & communications, print, and travel
  • Digital, Data and Technology products/services,
  • Scientific research consumables and equipment,
  • Market, economic and social research,
  • Construction & facilities management (FM) services.

If you are bidding or intend to bid for a UK SBS tender, then contact us at to arrange a supplier insight briefing to learn more about UK SBS and how it evaluates the tenders it receives.

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