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Yes. £7000.00 per day - which is circa £1.5m p.a. That's what the UK Government is paying out to consultants working on Track & Trace.

OK, it's not quite that simple. Most UK Public bodies have preferred supplier lists, and top of the IT preferred suppliers will be the big consultancies - such as EY, Deloitte, KPMG, and in this case BCG. The big consultancies have no expertise in delivering what's required, so sub-contract it to big recruitment agencies. They sub it out to specialist agencies, who then find the contractors. I'm sure the contractors are being paid well, but they are getting nowhere close to the other parts of the supply chain.

I don't know what's more depressing: the stupidity of the Government or the greed of the huge companies creaming it in during a world-wide crisis.

Coronavirus: Test and Trace consultants paid equivalent of £1.5m salary | Business News | Sky News[^]
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