FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

02 February 2021

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

 

In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information regarding the outsourcing of the following functions to third parties. Results are to include all external parties including outsourcing companies, group authorities and local government partnerships.   In each instance, where relevant, please state the period in which each function was outsourced within the last 5 years.

 

  • Production and Issuing  of Annual Non Domestic Rates Bills                                                       
  • Production and Issuing  of Reminders, Final Notice and Summons                                            
  • Property Inspections                                                                                                                              
  • Production and Issuing of Completion Notices                                                                               
  • Production and Issuing  of Billing Authority requests to VOA to update rating list               

 

For convenience I included the below table which can be used to provide the requested information.

 

 

Local Authority Function

Has this function been outsourced (? (Yes or No)

If yes, the name of the company to responsible for this function

The period this company was responsible for carrying out the function

Production and Issuing  of Annual Non Domestic Rates Bills 

 

 

 

Production and Issuing  of Reminders, Final Notice and Summons  

 

 

 

Property Inspections  

 

 

 

Production and Issuing of Completion Notices          

 

 

 

Production and Issuing  of Billing Authority requests to VOA to update rating list

 

 

 

 



East Herts Council Response

12 February 2021

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

 

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

 In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information regarding the outsourcing of the following functions to third parties. Results are to include all external parties including outsourcing companies, group authorities and local government partnerships.   In each instance, where relevant, please state the period in which each function was outsourced within the last 5 years.

 Production and Issuing  of Annual Non Domestic Rates Bills                                                       

    • Production and Issuing  of Reminders, Final Notice and Summons                                            
    • Property Inspections                                                                                                                              
    • Production and Issuing of Completion Notices                                                                               
    • Production and Issuing  of Billing Authority requests to VOA to update rating list               

 For convenience I included the below table which can be used to provide the requested information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer is

 

Local Authority Function

Has this function been outsourced (? (Yes or No)

If yes, the name of the company to responsible for this function

The period this company was responsible for carrying out the function

Production and Issuing  of Annual Non Domestic Rates Bills 

 Yes

 Under a Framework

CFH Docmail Ltd

From date of award of contract in September 2018 to 30/11/2023  and then up for renewal

Production and Issuing  of Reminders, Final Notice and Summons  

  Yes

 Under a Framework

CFH Docmail Ltd

From date of award of contract in September 2018 to 30/11/2023  and then up for renewal

Property Inspections  

 No

 N/A

  N/A

Production and Issuing of Completion Notices          

 No

  N/A

  N/A

Production and Issuing  of Billing Authority requests to VOA to update rating list

 No

  N/A

  N/A

 

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.