Capita is preferred bidder for 320m pound contract

Capitahas been selected as the preferred bidder to develop the London Borough of Barnet's new support and customer service organisation.

Capitahas been selected as the preferred bidder to develop the London Borough of Barnet's new support and customer service organisation.

The contract is expected to be worth about £320m over 10 years and would begin in April 2013.

"Preferred bidder" status means that officers of the council have recommended that Capita gain the contract, but it has yet to be finally approved by Barnet Council's 'Cabinet' of elected local politicians.

A spokesperson for Capita explained that the services included in the contract would include: human resources, payroll, processing of parking fines and other customer-related communications activities.

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