Decision details

Approval to Award the Contract for a Travel Management Booking System.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Commissioning / Chief Operating Officer - Mike Barker

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to award a 2-year contract for a Travel Management Booking System.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: Click Travel be awarded the contract using the NEPO framework for Travel Management Services (NEPO507). This will continue to provide a portal-based travel management system where staff can easily book travel arrangements. The direct award route offers a quick and efficient route to market.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - To direct award to Click Travel Ltd using the NEPO framework for Travel Management Services (NEPO507). This will continue to provide a portal-based travel management system where staff can easily book travel arrangements. The direct award route offers a quick and efficient route to market.
Option 2 - To not approve the direct award option to appoint Click Travel Ltd. Due to the value of the contract an alternative procurement process will need to be undertaken increasing officer time and resources and reducing the risk of not achieving a 1st April 2022 start date.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2 - To not approve the direct award option to appoint Click Travel Ltd. Due to the value of the contract an alternative procurement process will need to be undertaken increasing officer time and resources and reducing the risk of not achieving a 1st April 2022 start date.

Publication date: 20/01/2022

Date of decision: 18/01/2022

Effective from: 28/01/2022

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