20th November 2012

Capita at SOCITM 2012: 27-29 November 2012, Birmingham

Capita’s lightening talk session and exhibition presence at SOCITM’s Annual Conference is set to be very interesting this year. We’ll be at stand S1 in the exhibition hall and would like to invite you to pay us a visit, join our open conversation and help illustrate the ‘art of the possible’.

Picture this.

Today we are all confronted with the reality of having to…

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25th October 2012

Exciting New Project Starts at Hart District Council

Hart District Council has decided to replace its financial software solution. The Council was formed in 1974 from the merger of the former Fleet Urban District Council and Hartley Wintney Rural District Council, and now serves a population of approximately 89,000 in around 36,500 households.

Via an outsourced service arrangement that has been in place with Capita Local Government Services (Capita LGS) since 2009, Capita…

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15th October 2012

Integra Helps Streamline Systems at Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

In order to meet the increased demands of taking on additional services from other providers, the Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) has selected the Integra Finance and Procurement solution from Capita IB Solutions. The Trust is a major provider of mental health, learning disability and community healthcare services for people of all ages in the Black Country.

During 2011 the Black Country Partnership…

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01st October 2012

New System for Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in Ireland

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is a statutory, government-funded agency in Ireland, established in May 2007 and receiving its powers and mandate under the Health Act 2007, which monitors the safety and quality of the healthcare and social care systems in the Republic of Ireland. The Authority is responsible for driving improvements in the quality and safety of healthcare and social care on…

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28th September 2012

Spectrum Housing Group Implements Integra

With 18,000 homes to manage and the centralisation of its different accounting systems, Spectrum Housing Group needed to produce a more consistent and efficient financing operation throughout the Group. Repairs invoices, a new purchase ordering process and electronic scanning and filing were further areas that needed to be streamlined. Spectrum found that the Integra finance system from Capita IB Solutions provided the best solution for…

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18th September 2012

Housing Technology Magazine

Click here www.housing-technology.com to read the latest edition of Housing Technology magazine

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13th September 2012

Town Hall Revolution Coming, Predicts New Report

Localis/Capita Symonds research into local government service delivery


Local government think-tank, Localis – in partnership with Capita Symonds – has launched a major new report that predicts that the world of local government is about to change irrevocably.

Instead of the 'traditional' council  that does everything itself,  a more diverse approach will see councils working with a patchwork of organisations from…

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15th August 2012

Capita IB Solutions Helps to Shape the Adult Social Care Market

A care home bed monitoring system, developed by Capita IB Solutions for Nottinghamshire County Council, has been acknowledged in a report carried out by the cross-party All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group.

The Local Government All Party Parliamentary Group, one of the largest All Party Groups in Parliament, publishes its report “Care now and for the future", following its social care inquiry. The group,…

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01st August 2012

Capita IB Solutions Takes Latest Integra Developments on the Road

Capita IB Solutions is known by its customers to hold roadshows across the UK and Ireland each summer, to discuss updates and the latest planned and proposed developments within the Integra suite. This June saw no exception, with over 100 delegates representing a variety of customer organisations benefiting from face-to-face networking with like-minded people and our own staff from multiple departments.

"One of the best…

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25th July 2012

Capita plc Half Year Results

Capita, the UK's leading business process outsourcing ('BPO') and professional services company, has made good progress in the first 6 months of 2012 with strong major sales performance in our key markets and good operating and financial results across the majority of the Group's businesses.

The market for outsourcing remains buoyant, particularly across the UK public sector where we are seeing a high level of…

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01st July 2012

Mansfield District Council implements a new enterprise-wide IT system from Capita IB Solutions

Like many other Local Authorities and Government Agencies across the UK, Mansfield District Council is having to work hard to make significant cost savings while maintaining high levels of service. It is a region where the political landscape changes regularly, which creates its own challenges. To help meet and overcome these challenges, the Council has implemented a new enterprise-wide IT system from Capita IB Solutions…

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22nd June 2012

An On-Line Application Facility for Student Grants Developed by Capita IB Solutions Wins

An online Student Grant Application Facility, developed by Capita IB Solutions for the Department of Education and Skills in Ireland, has been awarded a Public Service Excellence Award by the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) at an awards ceremony.

The Public Service Excellence Awards are held every two years to recognise innovation and best practice in public service administration and service delivery, and to share ideas…

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28th May 2012

Capita IB Solutions secures contract with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Ireland

Capita IB Solutions has announced a contract to develop and implement a new software solution for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Ireland. The new solution, branded as Náisiún (the Gaelic word for nation), will be used by the department, and its embassies and consulates  around the world, to accept and process applications for a range of services, including foreign birth registration, marriages…

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25th May 2012

Dumfries and Galloway Council Goes Live with Integra

Capita IB Solutions has announced that Dumfries and Galloway Council has successfully gone live with Integra Financials, as well as Job Costing and Time Recording modules. The project has been delivered on time and has included the first implementation of a Computer Based Training system to train 700+ users of the system.

Since 1997 and prior to selecting Integra, Dumfries and Galloway had been using…

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17th May 2012

Capita IB Designs Solution for the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland

Capita IB Solutions has announced that the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has signed a contract to deliver a fully integrated Membership Management Database System. Capita IB Solutions demonstrated its extensive experience and capabilities to provide the most comprehensive solution to the RIAI’s requirements.

The RIAI is the regulatory and support body for architects in Ireland. Since 1839 the RIAI has been…

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27th April 2012

Finding a care home has never been this easy

People searching for a care home in Nottinghamshire are set to benefit from a new interactive website which tells them how many beds are available at any one time.

The County Council’s Cabinet will be presented with a report next week about a new online directory: www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/findacarehome, which is being set up in conjunction with Capita IB Solutions. If the report is approved, the…

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01st March 2012

Capita IB Solutions Develops BEDs System for Nottinghamshire County Council

Nottinghamshire County Council and Capita IB Solutions have worked together to develop a comprehensive online solution that will generate significant cost savings and improve the financial conditions of many adults requiring full time care in the region. The system aims to help people maintain the cost of care through their own means, giving them greater financial security and reducing the cost burden on the…

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28th February 2012

Affinity Sutton

With over 57,000 homes and a 100-year history, Affinity Sutton is one of the largest providers of affordable housing in England. As a business for social purpose, the organisation is committed to helping people put down roots. It acts as a springboard, maximising life chances for residents and creating places for communities to thrive. Over the last 24 months, the business has gone through a…

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23rd February 2012

Capita publishes Preliminary Results for 2011

Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2011

Steady performance in 2011 and a good platform for further progress in 2012

Financial Highlights

                                                    Year ended                       Year ended            Change
                                                31 December 2011            31 December 2010

Turnover                                         £2,930m                            £2,744m              +7%
Underlying operating profit*          £427.4m                           £395.1m              +8%
Underlying profit before                 £385.2m                            £364.2m              +6%

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07th February 2012

Local Government Blog - Sharing the load – are shared services the answer?

Taking into consideration that there are no additional budgets available, yet demand for public services continues to rise, one way to redress this is for organisations to work together to deliver services – sharing the workloads, the cost of delivery and best practice.

It’s not a new concept, but could provide a logical solution to the current challenges facing the sector. Despite this, it may…

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27th January 2012

Capita Sponsors The MJ Awards 2012

This reflects Capita’s commitment to the sector and the company’s customer base.

The MJ Awards, in its 9th year, is a prestigious black tie event held at the London Park Lane Hilton Hotel, giving local authorities a well-deserved opportunity to celebrate success and gain national recognition for their work. Awards include Best Achieving Council of the year and Delivering Better Outcomes of the year, to…

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