G-Cloud is THE place for suppliers looking to sell their cloud based solutions and services to government. … and we can help you make it a success!
Currently in its 12th iteration, G-Cloud has since its inception in 2012 generated sales of over £11.8bn – with 39% of this awarded to SMEs! These numbers will only rise during the next iterations, as more and more government bodies buy through the framework.
If you have a Cloud based service and you wish to sell to government get listed on the G-Cloud framework. G-Cloud is THE place to go… We can help you get there and once you are there we can help you win business!
G-Cloud 13 has now closed for applications – it’s due to go Live in September 2022.
|Applications Open||Weds 9th March 2022|
|Clarification Questions Close||14th April 2022|
|Applications Close||Weds 18th May|
|Award||Weds 7th September|
|go-Live||Thurs 8th September 2022|
The new Lot 4 of the G-Cloud framework (introduced in G-Cloud 13) will follow a slightly different timeline:
|Applications (ITT) opens||Weds 9th March 2022|
|Clarification questions close||Tues 14th April|
|Application deadline||Weds 18th May|
|Award||Fri 21st October|
|go-Live||Mon 24th October 2022|
The framework is an outstanding success story of Public Sector procurement policy in action. It’s also Advice Cloud’s personal success story: our clients are winning some serious contracts!
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The structured approach to creating and finessing our listing was incredibly helpful – Advice Cloud provided a huge amount of support every step of the way.
Designed to help suppliers get on to the G-Cloud framework with a fully compliant and buyable listing. Our listing services provide a solid timeline for applications, with access to our team of G-Cloud experts to edit and review each service offering. Getting suppliers submitted on time with a quality front-end listing that buyers can find and stands out amongst competitors.
Advice Cloud also provide suppliers with a fully managed service to increase their changes of success through the framework.
|Mentoring and Advice - Develop your team's understanding of how your customers use (or could be using) G-Cloud.|
|Email and phone support - Whatever your questions may be, our team are here to assist.||Quarterly review calls - To see how you're getting on and to discuss your G-Cloud goals during your support with us.|
|Client Dashboard Access - As well as used to support you with the G-Cloud applications, the client dashboard holds a variety of exclusive content.||Procurement enablement support - Receive compliant procurement advice that meets industry standards from our experts and specialists.|
|Webinars and Events - Throughout the year we hold exclusive client events.||Call-off contract draft support - Closing a deal? We'll help you get it over the line.|
|CIO Surgery - We offer complementary spaces on a one-to-one CIO Surgery with our Strategic Adviser Jos Creese.||Easy to manage monthly MI reporting - We'll manage your monthly reporting, as required by CCS.|
|G-Cloud Supplier Essentials - Free access to our online training courses, accessed via your dashboard.||Additional Client-Exclusive content - Access via the dashboard, Gold members get more to their subscription.|
|Stotles Essentials - Partner Level Access to tailored opportunities inboxes provided by our partners, Stotles.|
If once listed on G-Cloud you need some support using the framework to get in front of buyers, we are here to help. With experience working on every iteration of the G-Cloud framework to date, we can call ourselves G-Cloud experts. Alongside our knowledge and expertise working with public sector buyers, we know exactly what they’re looking for and the requirements of suppliers.
We found the CIO Surgery with Jos invaluable. His feedback was enlightening and insightful. Based on Jos’ feedback we adapted elements of our approach and strategy to the G-Cloud marketplace, we are now starting to see improved results.
Our G-Cloud support services are designed for suppliers who:
|G-Cloud Buyability review||Yes there are things you can change even after the G-Cloud application window is closed! Our team of experts will go over your G-Cloud listings with a fine-tooth comb and give you valuable recommendations. Your listing is the first thing buyers see. Let's make it the best it can be.|
|G-Cloud Experts bespoke workshop||Meet with one of our top experts face to face for a half day G-Cloud strategy review and planning workshop. The workshop will be tailored to your organisational needs. Choose to meet with: Tony Singleton OBE, Jos Creese or Dave Briggs.|
|"Win with G-Cloud" bespoke workshop||A full day dedicated to exploring your G-Cloud efforts. We will tell you how the framework works, review your listing on the day, help you develop your keywords, look at your spend and much more. Plus we will follow it up with a full report to get you on your way to winning G-Cloud business.|
|CIO Surgery with Jos Creese||Start drafting your sales and marketing strategy with former CIO and CDO Jos Creese. This service includes a 1h one to one call as well as a tailored recommendation report.|
|PR support service||Delivered by our partner MantisPR this bespoke package offers you a chance to plan an effective PR strategy and execute a 3 months long PR campaign. Get your G-Cloud service in the media and in front of buyers.|
|"G-Cloud Essentials for Suppliers" online training course||Successful vendors know G-Cloud inside and out! Find out how the framework works in theory and practice. From the basics of public sector procurement to a practical demo of how buyers go about buying a service, this course is an excellent resources to help you get that first sale. It's online so you can access it wherever and whenever you want, and learn at your own pace.|
G-Cloud (RM1557.13) is a procurement framework where your services are made available through a front-end Catalogue on the Digital Marketplace. It is divided into 4 Lots (as of the 13th iteration):
For the uninitiated, check out our Ultimate Guide to G-Cloud. You can find lots of helpful tips on listing, marketing and selling.
£11.8bn = the value of sales through G-Cloud
of which 39% was with SME providers.
We have helped our clients secure over £630m+ G-Cloud business so far!