Decision details

Procurement of Children's Social Care Casework Management System ("Liquidlogic") Support and Maintenance Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cllr Lynden Stowe, Cabinet Member for Finance and Change, sought approval of a new software support and maintenance contract to support the Liquidlogic Children’s Social Care Casework Management System, following expiry of the contract in March 2020.


Having considered all of the information, including known proposals, alternative options and reasons for recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,




Delegate authority to the Director of People, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance and Change, to:


(1)  Conduct a procurement process, using a Crown Commercial Service framework agreement (RM3821), for the award of a three-year software support and maintenance call-off contract in respect of the product known as the “Liquidlogic” Children’s Social Care Casework Management System”.  The proposed contract will include an option to extend its term by up to two further years;  


(2)  Award such call off contract to the supplier evaluated as in accordance with the terms of the said CCS Framework (RM3821); and   


(3)  Review the current Liquidlogic components on an annual basis to confirm whether all components continue to be required by the council and if any can be removed under the framework’s change control mechanism.

Report author: Cllr Lynden Stowe

Publication date: 13/11/2019

Date of decision: 13/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 13/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/11/2019

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