contract with Bromley LBC for the provision of a wide
range of services including front line services for council tax, housing and
council tax benefits and national non-domestic rates. The contract
a further two years.
CSL and Bromley have also selected Sx3 as their ICT support partner
providing training and use of all IT systems, consultancy and applications
development. This IT infrastructure support was originally managed by ICL,
but their staff has now transferred to be part of the Sx3 IT support team of
The IT infrastructure services provided by Sx3 will cover development,
support and operations of the distributed hardware and software
infrastructure systems, communication, networks, desktop environment and
associated services and consultancy.
Bill Green, managing director of Liberata's local government division said:
'We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with
Bromley LBC and to introduce truly innovative ideas in partnership with them.
Our experience in providing high quality services will enable the
partnership to deliver maximum business advantage to Bromley in a manner
which best suits the council's aspirations and culture.'
Norman Gregg, managing director of Sx3's Infrastructure Services, said: 'Bromley LBC is the first London borough that has signed up to
Sx3's Managed Services support, and we are pleased to be working with CSL
again, to provide quality service to local government.'
Sx3 are contracted to work with CSL, in order to provide a single integrated
point of contact for Bromley. The success of this structure meant that
there was a seamless transition when the services were transferred over from
Capita to CSL, and ICL to Sx3. This took place successfully over a weekend,
with all systems running smoothly immediately after handover.
The initial priority for the contract is to stabilise the business,
particularly in housing benefits. This will include the introduction of an
electronic benefits form that fits in with e-government initiatives already
under way in Bromley.
Paul Dale, director of resources for Bromley LBC, said 'We
went through a rigorous selection process to find the partner who would
deliver the best services most cost-effectively. I am confident that the
citizens of Bromley will see real benefits from this new partnership.'