Decision details

Approval to award a specialist in contract reviews to identify opportunities for financial recoveries/savings through the Councils existing contracts

Reference: D56413

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


• A decision has been taken to procure a consultant who can undertake a review of the Council’s existing contracts above £1million in value, with a view to identifying opportunities for material financial recoveries/savings and then proceeding to realise the recoveries/savings identified.

• The Crown Commercial Services Management Consultancy Framework Three (RM6187), Lot 6 Procurement & Supply Chain, has been be used to undertake a competition and following the evaluation of 3 bids, Ernst and Young LLP were selected as the successful bidder.

• The value of the contract is anticipated to be in the region of £402k and the length will be 15 months.

Contact: Luke Kitchen, Strategic Commercial Business Partner 07891 272298.

Publication date: 24/05/2023

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