Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more


  • Comment
ITNET has won the contract to administer school staff pay in Islington LBC. ...
ITNET has won the contract to administer school staff pay in Islington LBC.
It will take over payroll duties from September 2001 after winning the tender put out by Cambridge Education Associates, the private company now running Islington's schools. There are about 300 staff on the payroll.
A CEA spokeswoman said the company was confident ITNET would provide a good service to Islington schools after carefully examining the education payroll services. 'ITNET currently provides payroll services to a number of local education authorities and administers over a million payslips per year,'
she added.
This comes despite question marks over ITNET's abilities to properly administer benefit claims. Last week Islington LBC signed a renegotiated contract for ITNET to continue running its housing benefits service for the next two years. The council has promised to pay the company a further£4m if it dramatically improved its service.
ITNET has also won a£3.8m contract with Worcestershire CC to replace its ageing range of finance, treasury and purchasing applications.
The company's applications service provider, ITNET Business Direct, will supply the council with SAP e-business software. The pay-per-user deal is initially designed for five years and 800 users.
Worcestershire opted for ITNET Business Direct and SAP because it wanted an easy to install and integrated system with the minimum lead time.
Mike Weaver, Worcestershire CC's finance director, said: 'With SAP, all staff can be experts. They can get exactly the information they need, exactly when they need it.'
  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.