Decision details

Decision details

Award of Contract for the Supply of Enforcement Agency Services

Decision Maker: Head of Financial Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The decision will deliver the ability to maximise the collection of debts through the effective use of all available recovery options, reduce the costs of collection, ensure a high quality enforcement agent service is delivered and provide valuable income to the Council.


The decision is to appoint Jacobs and Rundle & Co Ltd to provide the specialist skills required to operate an efficient and effective debt recovery service to the Council.

Reasons for the decision:

The decision was made to support the recommendation to award a contract to Jacobs and Rundle & Co Ltd following a compliant open tender process.

Alternative options considered:

Jacobs and Rundle & Co Ltd selected as a result of a tender process with 10 bidders.

Signed off by senior officers:

Nigel Kennedy, Head of Financial Services.

Decision taken in consultation with the Head of Law and Governance and Cabinet Member for Customer Focussed Services.

Publication date: 04/01/2021

Date of decision: 19/09/2020