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Leader's Urgent Decision - Procurement Strategy and Business case in respect of Telephony for duty numbers 2019/2020

This report seeks approval for the necessary decisions to implement a strategy where teams use a software-based phone and a headset to take duty calls instead of desk phones.

 

Reasons for urgency:

The recommended solution needs to be in place before teams begin to decant as part of the West King Street Regeneration programme in June 2019. For business continuity purposes, staff need appropriate telephony in place and a decision needs to be taken before the next Cabinet meeting to purchase the required products.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure more than £100,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2019

Reason for urgency:
The recommended solution needs to be in place before teams begin to decant as part of the West King Street Regeneration programme in June 2019. For business continuity purposes, staff need appropriate telephony in place and a decision needs to be taken before the next Cabinet meeting to purchase the required products.

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Report access: Partially exempt;

Report Type: Cabinet Member Decision;

Decision due: Before 24 May 2019 by Leader of the Council

Lead member: Councillor Max Schmid, Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services max.schmid@lbhf.gov.uk

Lead director: Strategic Director Finance & Governance

Department: Finance & Governance Department

Contact: Veronica Barella Email: Veronica.Barella@lbhf.gov.uk Tel: 020 8753 2927.

Reason No Public Access: PART OPEN PART PRIVATE Part of this report is exempt from disclosure on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of a particular person (including the authority holding that information) under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

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