Empowering the UK public sector

With digital solutions and innovative services

To deliver better outcomes for UK citizens

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Shared Services Connected Ltd

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Welcome to SSCL, the largest provider of business-critical support services for Government, Police and Defence.

We employ 2,800 people with the skills and expertise to enable clients to transform the way they deliver their services – we develop digital solutions that meet their unique requirements.  

Our clients are at the heart of our services and we’re committed to improving customer experience. We’re incredibly proud of the vital role we play in transforming business support services, through delivering digital solutions and developing technological innovations.

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Our Vision

Empowering the UK public sector with digital solutions and innovative services to deliver better outcomes for UK citizens.

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Our Values

Our values underpin our vision and each value has a core set of behaviours.

We are proud to share the SSCL Values:

Excellence - we set the bar high to achieve long-term success for colleagues and customers.
Community - we care about making a difference in our local and professional communities.
Respect - we do the right thing, in an honest, fair, and responsible way.
Teamwork - we are strongest when we work as a team.

PEOPLE

A  2,800-strong team of experts. Our people have a unique blend of public and private sector experience, which means we’re well-placed to understand the needs of your organisation.  We can help you to deliver on your plans and priorities, while fitting into your ways of working. We can also make suggestions for efficiencies and improvements where needed. Our services are tailored to your unique needs, from high-level strategic thinking to help you shape your organisational direction, to everyday service delivery where efficiency, value-for-money and service excellence come as standard. 

solutions

We’re a strategic delivery partner to our clients, evolving and enhancing our services to meet your changing needs. Our Technology, Innovation and Advisory solutions deliver against your specific needs while working with you to develop and deliver processes that work for you and your users.

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Our services deliver automation, robotics, vetting and artificial intelligence to our clients . Client expectations, business challenges and technology are ever-changing, so we’re continually optimising the use of innovation and technology for our clients and customers. From helping clients transition to cloud-based solutions, to automating routine tasks using RPA, we’ve got the expertise and skills to help our clients meet their business needs.  

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Our Journey

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2013

The beginning

SSCL was created in 2013 as a unique joint venture between Sopra Steria and the UK Cabinet Office

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2013

Started providing business support services for the Department for Work & Pensions, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and its agencies, Environment Agency, Cabinet Office, Department for Education and HSE

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2014

Ministry of Justice and Home Office joined our client group

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2015

Delighted to welcome the Metropolitan Police Service as a client enabling the creation of SSCL Police

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2018

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) joined SSCL

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2019

Delighted that Ministry of Defence (Defence Business Services) became a client enabling the launch of SSCL Defence

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Today

Today our 2,800 employees are proud to bring a unique combination of public sector and private sector expertise, plus a real understanding of our clients and their individual goals and strategic objectives.

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Our clients

We deliver a range of business support services and transformation for the largest Government departments, the Metropolitan Police Service and the Ministry of Defence. Our clients include:

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Where we're based

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Our six Centres of Excellence across the UK provide a base for our people to deliver business critical support services to our many Government and public sector clients.

We have smaller offices in London, Manchester and Bircham Newton. Our Resourcing Services team also run Recruitment Assessment Centres in Croydon, Kennington and Leeds.

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Centres of excellence

Offices

Assessment Centres

Glasgow

Kentigern House

65 Brown St

G2 8EX

Newcastle

NEON Building, 2nd Floor

Quorum Business Park

Benton Lane

NE12 8BU

York

Moorside

Monks Cross Drive

Huntington

YO32 9LB

Blackpool

Tomlinson House

Norcross Lane

Thornton-Cleveleys

M5 3EJ

Leeds

Manchester

9th Floor, 8 Exchange Quay

Salford

Manchester

M5 3EJ

King's Lynn

Bircham Newton

King's Lynn

Norfolk

PE31 6RH

Croydon

Kennington

Gosport

Centurion Building

Grange Road

Hampshire

PO13 9XA

Newport

Phoenix House

Celtic Springs Business Park

NP10 8FZ

London

6th Floor

One Bartholomew Close

EC1A 7BL

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We have a track record of achievement, highlighting our dedication to delivering the best possible service to our customers, aligned to our values. We are delighted to have been named winners in important industry recognised awards. In 2021 our people and projects won 13 national industry awards and were highly commended in three more. 

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