back to article BIS shuns Steria HR and payroll shared services centre

The department for Business, Innovation and Skills has shunned a major outsourcing deal with Steria and the Cabinet Office, embarrassingly citing the costs and risks of the project as "no longer viable". BIS had a contract in place to outsource its finance HR and payroll services to the Steria-run Shared Services Connected Ltd …

  1. frank ly


    Would that result in infection or mental aberration? Maybe it's a good job it fell through.

  2. TitterYeNot

    It is unclear how much has been saved...

    ...since the centres were opened in 2013.

    I think we can safely say that's a polite way of saying 'Sweet Fanny Adams'...

    1. BearishTendencies

      Re: It is unclear how much has been saved...

      If only it was that much.

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  4. macjules Silver badge
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    The future is bright blue and the future is still Capita

    Refusing to use a green-coded supplier such as Steria and yet still using Capita ... typical Bankrupty, Ineptitude and Stupidity. Only BIS could take an organisation like Constructionline, which was running quite nicely with around £9m a year revenue and hand a contract for running it to Capita for £35m a year.

    To quote Capita, "Capita will invest in a new IT system which will make the business more effective and agile and improve efficiency."

    I could have sworn I'd seen a two-headed cow before somewhere ...

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