Officer Decisions

Head of Human Resources - Jacky Wilson - Head of HR

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the contract for CP1333-16 Employee Assistance Programme

Decision Taken:

To extend the contract (subject to due diligence) with the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract extension will commence on 1st April 2019 until 31st March 2020.
Employee Advisory Resource Ltd. T/A Workplace Options
Ealing Cross, 85 Uxbridge Road, London W5 5TH

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of an options appraisal carried out which showed that extending the current contract to be the most suitable option.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

An options appraisal considered the following four options:
• Extend the current contract
• Re-tender the contract
• Call-off of an existing framework
• Allow the contract to expire

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

There is no conflict of interest in relation to the extension of this contract

Contact for enquiries/further information: Rebecca Baggett Position: Procurement & Contracts Officer Email: procure@devon.gov.uk Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date: 12 March 2019

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: members.services@devon.gov.uk