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Shared Services

Report Recommends Abolishing Council, Citing Loss of Spending Control

We wrote here about the problems at Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), both generally and looking at the issues around their outsourced service businesses, including a […]

Government New Shared Services Strategy

Something else that got somewhat lost in the Carillion furore in the UK public sector was the publication of a new shared services strategy for […]

Benchmarking Report Finds Weakness When AP and Procurement Are Separate

The “2015 Financial Leaders’ Benchmarking Report - Global Essential Insight from AP, P2P and Shared Services,” was published very recently by APEX Analytix. The report […]

Exclusive! Delays hit arvato’s government shared services centre

The UK government’s programme to develop an effective shared service programme for all Whitehall departments has been hit by delays, we’ve learnt. The independent Shared […]

Stephen Kelly interview – Cabinet Office COO on shared services (part 2)

Here’s part 2 of my interview with Stephen Kelly, COO at the Cabinet Office, covering the UK government’s plans for SSCs (shared service centres). So […]

Stephen Kelly interview – Cabinet Office COO on UK Government Shared Services – Exclusive!

We’ve previously mentioned the UK government’s programme for shared services across the central departments, and last week I got the chance to meet Stephen Kelly, […]

NHS Shared Business Services – were we wrong to be positive?

We wrote about the National Health Service Shared Business Services operation before Christmas, and also mentioned here that Howard Clark had published a very interesting […]