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Proposal to share HR Services with Buckinghamshire County Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek agreement to proposals to enter into a shared service with Buckinghamshire County Council for the provision of HR Services to Harrow Council and Buckinghamshire County Council


RESOLVED:  That the Corporate Director of Resources and Commercial, following consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Performance, Corporate Resources and Policy Development and Finance and Major Contracts, be authorised to execute an agreement with Buckinghamshire County Council and take any other necessary actions to give effect to the proposals for a new shared Human Resources (HR) Service as detailed in the report.


Reason for Decision:  To support the Council in meeting its Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) savings targets and develop a resilient and cost effective HR Service to both Councils.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Tom Whiting

Publication date: 19/02/2016

Date of decision: 18/02/2016

Decided at meeting: 18/02/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/02/2016

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