The Cabinet Member has endorsed:
(1) The delegation of authority to the Director of Finance and Support Services to settle terms for the early termination of the Information Technology Outsource contract in summer 2021 (Option 4);
(2) The commencement of the procurement of the Service Desk and End User Compute Services, Networks, Telephony, Cloud Hosting and Infrastructure and Application Management Services valued at £5.84m;
(3) Delegation to the Director of Finance and Support Services the authority to award the contracts required following the procurement activity set out in the report in consultation with the Director of Law and Assurance; and
(4) The allocation of implementation costs of £2.3 million to enable the transition of IT services to the new model.