Two separate Capita contracts in the news this week

Campaign4Change

By Tony Collins

  • Capita “wholeheartedly refutes” findings of independent report on aspects of its contracts with Barnet Council
  • National Audit Office criticises Capita’s contract with the British Army. Lessons from many past IT-related project failures not learned

Barnet Council

It’s rare for strongly-worded criticisms by a major IT outsourcing supplier on any subject to come into the public domain. This week Barnet Council published the full version of a report by Grant Thornton on financial controls in Capita’s contracts with Barnet Council.

Full disclosure of the report, which includes Capita’s criticism of the report,  follows freedom of information requests. The council had already published the report in limited form.

In its written response to the Grant Thornton report, Capita says it “wholeheartedly refutes the conclusions of this highly caveated and limited report”.

It says the report’s conclusions regarding financial controls across the council and Capita’s CSG and DRS contracts with Barnet have

“not been independently verified, are not underpinned by clear evidence, and…

View original post 1,373 more words

About sdbast

Twitter profile @sdbast
This entry was posted in Politics. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.