Intranet queries

Miller Yuraszek1 made this Freedom of Information request to Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses

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Dear Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses,

I am writing to make a request for all the information to which I am entitled under Freedom of Information Act 2000. My requests are outlined below as specifically as possible to help you retrieve the information required. However, if any of the below is unclear, I would appreciate if you could contact me as I understand that under the act, you are required to assist requesters.

Please could you provide the following information:

1) How many employees are working for your organisation, including full-time, part-time, and contracted staff?
2) What is your annual intranet budget?
3) What is your current intranet solution? (e.g. Invotra, Sharepoint, Kahootz, Umbraco)
4) How long have you been using this solution, and when does your contract expire?
5) Do you work with an external partner to supply your intranet? If not, do you develop your intranet internally?
6) Which team/individual is responsible for managing your intranet internally?
7) Which other organisations have access to your intranet?
8) Do you share IT services with other organisations?
9) Are you using the Office 365 suite? If so, which applications from the suite are in use?
10) Who is responsible for your intranet’s procurement within the organisation?
11) Do you use Microsoft’s Active Directory to manage your people data? If so, is your Active Directory (AD) managed on-premise or in the cloud?
12) Do you use any other Software as a Service (SaaS) applications? (e.g. Atlassian/Jira, Slack, Trello, Xero)

If possible, please could you present the information via a Microsoft Word or Excel document, sent to me via email. I understand that under the act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 days and therefore I would appreciate if you could confirm receipt of my request.

Yours faithfully,

Miller Yuraszek

victims.commissioner, Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses

Thank you for your email to the Victims' Commissioner's office. Please be
assured that we have received your email and we will respond to you as
soon as we can.

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victims.commissioner, Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses

Dear Mr Yuraszek,

Thank you for your FOI request to the Office of Victims Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC. You raise queries regarding the use of intranet by her team.

A response will follow in due course and within 20 working days.

Best wishes

JOSS MISTRY
Correspondence Manager
Part-time: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only

Office of the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales,
5th Floor, 70 Petty France,
London SW1H 9EX

w: www.victimscommissioner.org.uk/
t: @VictimsComm

Check out our new VC website at www.victimscommissioner.org.uk

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Dear victims.commissioner,

I have noticed that my request sent on 04 December 2019 has been delayed.
Could you please let me know when I will receive the information?

Yours sincerely,

Miller Yuraszek

victims.commissioner, Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses

Thank you for contacting the office of Victim’s Commissioner (VC), Dame
Vera Baird QC.

 

We will endeavour to respond to all correspondence as quickly as possible,
and within 20 working days.

 

If your feel you are in immediate danger or risk of serious harm, please
call 999.

 

Please note this account is staffed Monday - Thursday between the hours of
9am – 5pm, (except for Public Holidays).

 

If you have been a victim of crime, please be aware that the Victims'
Commissioner, has no legal authority to champion individual cases or
campaigns. She also cannot challenge criminal justice agencies or any
other department to make different decisions in such cases.

 

However, if you are happy to share your experience, Dame Vera Baird,
welcomes victim feedback on justice services. These first-hand accounts
help to shape her priorities and better enables her to promote the
interests of victims and witnesses of crime across England and Wales.

 

If you would like to share your voice please provide a short brief of the
key issues you have faced. Please do not send multiple attachments. We
will ask for further information from you if we need it.

 

If you would like advice and support for any crime you have experienced,
you can contact your nearest Victim Support service at:
[1]https://bit.ly/35no4Dg or call on their support line: 08081689111

 

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[2]https://victimscommissioner.org.uk/

 

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Thank you again for your writing.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Office of The Victims’ Commissioner

 

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victims.commissioner, Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses

Dear Mr Yuraszek,

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your FOI request.

The Victims Commissioner's office was depleted over the recent Christmas break but please be assured that your enquiry has been prioritised. A response will follow very soon.

If you have any queries, in the meantime, do not hesitate to contact us at: [Victims' Commissioner request email]

Thank you again for your patience.

Kind regards

JOSS MISTRY
Correspondence Manager
Part-time: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only

Office of the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales,
5th Floor, 70 Petty France,
London SW1H 9EX

w: www.victimscommissioner.org.uk/
t: @VictimsComm

Check out our new VC website at www.victimscommissioner.org.uk

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