Software Systems

Jack Wheeler-Bailey made this Freedom of Information request to Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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Jack Wheeler-Bailey

Dear Arts Council of Northern Ireland,

Could I please find out what systems you have in place for the following functions.
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:
• What is your current invoice process?
• Do you have an electronic invoicing system in place?
• If so, when does this expire and is there extension options?
• Who is the current provider?
• What is the value of the contract?
• What is your annual paper usage?

Yours faithfully,

Jack Wheeler-Bailey

Arts Council FOI, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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Our Ref: FOI/290


Dear Mr Bailey

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your request for information in relation to the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's finance systems. I am dealing with your request under the terms of the above legislation.

The leaflet attached tells you about the legislation and the procedures I will follow in handling your request.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable but if that is that is the case I will let you know the likely charges before proceeding.

If you have any queries about this email, please feel free to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Regards

M Lynch
Operations Manager


Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1 The Sidings
Antrim Road
LISBURN
BT28 3AJ

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Lynch, Maria, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Our Ref: FOI/290
 
 
Dear Mr Wheeler-Bailey
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
I am writing to confirm that the Arts Council of Northern Ireland has
considered your request for information in relation to the Arts Council of
Northern Ireland's finance software systems. 
 
In response to your request, I would advise the following:
 
Finance system:
Who is your current provider? Sherwoods Systems
As all further queries in relation to Sherwoods Systems relates to a
current contract, the information is presently exempt from disclosure
under Section 43 of the Act on the grounds that release of the information
is likely to prejudice commercial interests.
 
Procurement system:
We do not have a procurement software system.  All procurement is
conducted through CPD.
 
Invoicing:
We do not have an invoicing software system. 
 
If you have any queries about this response please contact me at 028
92623528 in the first instance.  You have the right to request a formal
review by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and if you wish to do so,
please write to me at the address below.  
 
If after such an internal review you are still unhappy with the response,
you have the right to appeal to the information Commissioner at 51
Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8FE, who will undertake an independent
review.
 
Yours sincerely
 
M Lynch
Operations Manager
 
 
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1, The Sidings
Antrim Road
LISBURN
 
Tel:  028 92623528
 
 

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