Logica name and brand to disappear from Stock Exchange this week

New CGI management faces challenge to retain Logica’s reputation and businessCGI’s completion of its acquisition of Logica will see the departure of the company from the Stock Exchange at the end of this week and effectively the end of the Logica brand.CGI recently announced that it has completed the £1.7bn acquisition after Logica shareholders voted […]
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Logica to disappear from Stock Exchange this week

New CGI management faces challenge to retain Logica’s reputation and businessCGI’s completion of its acquisition of Logica will see the departure of the company from the Stock Exchange at the end of this week and effectively the end of the Logica brand.CGI recently announced that it has completed the £1.7bn acquisition after Logica shareholders voted […]
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Cornwall council pays bills late due to system glitch

Local authority issues payments late to suppliers and foster carers following implementation of new payment systemThe introduction of a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system at Cornwall council has led to a delay in payments to foster carers and suppliers.Cornwall council, which signed a seven-year deal with Capgemini last April for an ERP system, confirmed […]
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Two years’ ‘hard work’ spurs cross-border shared services deal

Cotswold councils hope for £675,000 back-office savings as Socitm suggests best practice principlesThe launch of a cross-border shared service involving local authorities across Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire has demonstrated how long it can take to get council partners working closely together to drive back-office savings.Go Shared Services will provide finance, procurement, HR and payroll services to […]
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Shared services: centres are over-budget and ERP overly complex

A thirst for customised software and a lack of mandation means seven years on shared services aren’t delivering value for money, says National Audit OfficeIncreased use of shared services across government was intended to cut costs and make the public sector more efficient. So far, however, it has failed to deliver value for money, says […]
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