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Conor McClean made this Freedom of Information request to National Citizens Service Trust

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Dear National Citizens Service Trust,

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

NCS FoI, National Citizens Service Trust

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Dear Conor McClean,

Information Requested FOI - Ref No: 00214329  

On 9th September 2019 the following email (in italics) was forwarded to
the freedom of information inbox at the National Citizen Service Trust
(‘NCS Trust’):

 

Dear National Citizens Service Trust,

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

Responding to your FOI Request

 

From a Freedom of Information request (“FOI Request”) perspective we are
[partially] able to answer your questions. We have set out our responses
in italics next to the relevant questions below. Please note that NCS
Trust do not have a contract with a provider of invoicing services so we
do not hold this information and we have written “N/A” where appropriate
below.

 

Finance system:

* Who is your current provider? Microsoft Navision (“NAV”)

* When does the contract expire, and do you have extension options? 16/10/20. It is a rolling contract 

* What is the value of the contract? c£20k pa

* What modules do you use e.g. general ledger? NCS Trust uses the following: General Ledger, Zetadocs, Bank account security module, Microsoft Dynamics NAV Enhancement,  

* What is your budget? £20k

* When did the contract start? 01/01/17

Procurement system:

* Who is your current provider? BravoSolution UK Limited

* When does the contract expire, and do you have extension options? 30/05/21. It can be extended twice for two periods of up to 12 months each time

* What is the value of the contract? c£68k pa

* What is your budget? £52k for FY1920. Note that the number of licences was increased in the year to reflect the change in our operating model which meant we had to buy additional licences. The variance vs budget has been met from other budget lines. 

* When did the contract start? 01/06/19

Invoicing:

* Do you have an electronic invoicing system in place? No – NCS Trust do not have one

* 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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