Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Strategic Resources
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
Approval to utilise the first available
12-month option to extend the contract for office furniture. The
contract extension will run from 1 February 2021 to 31 January
*PLEASE NOTE This decision was originally
published on or near the date of the decision and so call in no
longer applies. It has been re-published as part of the change in
committee management system that we use.*
The current supplier has successfully delivered the contract in line with the contract requirements and is meeting all of their contractual obligations.
It is difficult to know what the new “normal” will be going forward due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Home working set to continue for the majority of Authority staff for the foreseeable future.
Brexit may also have an impact on any future arrangements with the UK’s transition period coming to an end at the end of this year.
The utilisation of the available contract extension will allow the Authority sufficient time to establish its future requirements.
Publication date: 21/04/2021
Date of decision: 15/09/2020