Decision details

Issue of New Cash Collection Contract to Pivotal who were procured through full procurement exercise

Decision Maker: Joint Strategic Director - Transformation and Governance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To award a new cash collection contract to Provider starting 01/08/22. Contract Value £1,099,241

• In-Tend Procurement Reference - GBC - 033992
• Route to Market - OPEN PROCEDURE TCV 1099241
• Legal ref - Parking Cash collection and transit services PAR_AS_180522

Reasons for the decision:

Current cash collection contract coming to an end and as per Council process a procurement was conducted.

Cash collections must be maintained for Parking and Finance, which contributes to revenue. Also to prevent vandalism and theft.

Existing staff can not carry out these duties. It is better a professional company with necessary skills/licenses.

Alternative options considered:

Consideration if this could be done in-house but determined do not have staffing capacity. Additionally, there would have been the need for appropriate training for dealing with cash in transit handling, and the procurement of appropriately secure vehicles / personal protection equipment.

Publication date: 01/08/2022

Date of decision: 29/08/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022