Decision details

*Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Award of Contract for the Council’s Financial Forecasting Software

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Strategic Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Approval to enter into a new five-year contract with the incumbent supplier for the Council’s Financial Forecasting Software.

PLEASE NOTE this decision was taken under special urgency and call in exemption procedures and is therefore not open to call in.

Reasons for the decision:

*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.*

• To continue to provide financial forecasting software to support the Council’s Integrated Finance Team.
• To maximise the Council’s investment on system re-implementation and secure a best value licensing arrangement.
• To provide sufficient time for the Council to consider its options in relation to the future commissioning of wider financial services software.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 23/04/2021

Date of decision: 07/12/2020