Dear Northumberland National Park Authority,

Please may you provide the information for the following systems?
Finance system:
• Who is your current provider?
• When does the contract expire, and do you have extension options?
• What is the value of the contract?
• What modules do you use e.g. general ledger?
• What is your budget?
• When did the contract start?
Procurement system:
• Who is your current provider?
• When does the contract expire, and do you have extension options?
• What is the value of the contract?
• What is your budget?
• When did the contract start?
Invoicing:
• Do you have an electronic invoicing system in place?
• If so, who is the current service provider of this system?
• when does this contract expire and is there extension options?
• What is the value of the contract?
• How many invoices are processed annually?

Yours faithfully,

Conor McClean

Sharon Robson, Northumberland National Park Authority

Dear Conor

Thank you for your e-mail addressed to foi dated 9th September, 2019.

This e-mail is to acknowledge receipt of your request for information. The reference number for this request is FOI 205 2019 09 09 and is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and, unless exemption or further clarification is required, a response should be sent out to you within 20 working days, ie, Tuesday 8th October, 2019.

If there are any exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act or the Data Protection Act which apply to this request you will be informed accordingly.

If you require any further information please contact Tom Chadwin, Freedom of Information Officer [email address]

Many thanks

Sharon

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Tom Chadwin, Northumberland National Park Authority

Dear Mr McClean

Re: FOI 205 2019 09 09

Here are Northumberland National Park Authority's answers to the questions in your enquiry.

Regards

Tom Chadwin
Freedom of Information Officer
Northumberland National Park Authority

Finance system:

• Who is your current provider?

Advanced Business Solutions

• When does the contract expire, and do you have extension options?

The contract is renewed annually until such point as we have funds to invest in the cost of a new system if we deem the operational needs of the Authority require this.

• What is the value of the contract?

Annual licensing and support is circa £5,000 p/a

• What modules do you use e.g. general ledger?

General Ledger, Sales and Purchase Ledger, Commitment Accounting from purchase and sales orders

• What is your budget?

£5,000 per annum

• When did the contract start?

System was purchased in 2002.

Procurement system:

• Who is your current provider?

We use the In-Tend procurement portal

• When does the contract expire, and do you have extension options?

We have an initial 3 year contract expiring December 2021. We can extend if economically advantageous on an annual basis. We will ensure we do some market research to ensure we continue to gain value for money.

• What is the value of the contract?

£9,900

• What is your budget?

Currently £3,300 for initial 3 years

• When did the contract start?

December 2018

Invoicing:

• Do you have an electronic invoicing system in place?

No

• If so, who is the current service provider of this system?

N/a

• when does this contract expire and is there extension options?

N/a

• What is the value of the contract?

N/a

• How many invoices are processed annually?

N/a

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Tom Chadwin, ICT Manager
Telephone: 01434 611530 Mob:
Web: www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk<http://www.northumberlandnationalpark.or...>

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