Issue details

Serco Phase 2 Budget Savings - KEY/06MAR15/05

The Cabinet Member:


1)            confirmed changes to the contractual relationship with Serco – to be given effect through a series of Notices of Change – as a result of the budget savings accepted by Full Council on 4 March 2015 which include:


·         a reduction of 15 per cent in business support work undertaken;

·         a reduction to the cost of the core contract subsequent to the council’s evaluation of the resources needed to complete important transformation projects; and

·         further savings in ICT arising from greater use of cloud technology.



Delegated authority to the Corporate Director Resources to finalise the contractual arrangements to exercise the option to extend the contract from 10 to 20 years.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/02/2015

Decision due: Not before 5th May 2015 by Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead director: Executive Director Corporate Services

Department: Corporate Services

Contact: Dominic Hudson, Strategic Partnerships Manager Email:; Tel: 01733 452384 Email: Tel: 01733 452384.

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.


Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital

Meeting Open to Public: n/a