Decision details

Procurement of Cash Receipting System

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider recommendations to procure new contracts for systems to process card payments and direct debits payments


That Cabinet:


1.    Approved the procurement of systems for processing credit/debit card and Direct Debit payments for all Council income streams. This includes associated merchant acquiring services (banking of card payments), face to face payment network for Post Offices and Pay Point and online/telephone payments.


2.    Delegated authority to the Director of Finance, in consultation with the Deputy Mayor with responsibility for Communities, Events and Equalities, to procure and award the contracts (with a combined maximum value of £700k per annum) for five years with optional extensions for a maximum of two years.


Report author: Michael Pilcher

Publication date: 02/10/2018

Date of decision: 02/10/2018

Decided at meeting: 02/10/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/10/2018

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