2021 Census suppliers

NISRA is welcoming a number of suppliers to help deliver the 2021 Census.

On this page, you’ll find a list of the contracts that have been awarded so far. We’ll add details of new contracts to this page once they’ve been awarded.

The contracts listed below have been jointly procured with the Office for National Statistics, who are responsible for the Census in England and Wales.

Further details on these contracts can be found at the Contracts Finder website

Contracts awarded

25 June 2019, Census Marketing and Advertising

The Census Marketing and Advertising contract was awarded to Genesis Advertising Ltd on 25 June 2019. There was a competition for this contract through the Framework to Deliver Public Information Campaign for NI Public Sector.

25 March 2019, Census Field Operational Devices

The Census Field Operational Devices contract was awarded to XMA Ltd on 25 March 2019. There was a competition for this contract through the Crown Commercial Service Technology Services 2 Framework RM3804.

14 December 2018, Census Field Force Logistics and Replenishment

The Census Field Force Logistics and Replenishment contract was awarded to Granby Marketing Services Ltd on 14 December 2018. There was a competition for this contract through an open procedure which is part of The Public Contract Regulations 2015.

31 October 2018, Census Paper Questionnaire Return Service

The Census Paper Questionnaire Return Service contract was awarded to Royal Mail on 31 October 2018. This service was procured under Regulation 32 ‘Negotiated Procedure without Prior Publication’ of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

31 October 2018, Census Print and Post

The Census Print and Post contract was awarded to HH Associates on 31 October 2018. There was a competition for this contract through the Crown Commercial Service Managed Print and Digital Solutions Framework RM3785.

22 October 2018, Census Questionnaire Management

The Census Questionnaire Management contract was awarded to Leidos on 22 October 2018. There was a competition for this contract through a restricted procedure which is part of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

18 October 2018, Census Public Contact Centre

The Census Public Contact Centre contract was awarded to Serco on 18 October 2018. There was a competition for this contract through the Crown Commercial Service Contact Centre Services Framework RM3815.

10 May 2018, Census Translation (Non-Welsh)

We awarded the Census Translation (Non-Welsh) contract to K International Ltd on 10 May 2018. There was a competition for this contract run through the Crown Commercial Service Language Services Framework RM1092.

9 January 2018, Census Fieldwork Management Tool

We awarded the Census Fieldwork Management Tool contract to Total Mobile on 9 January 2018. This contract was awarded from the Crown Commercial Service G-Cloud 9 Framework Agreement (RM1557ix).