Metropolitan Police face criticism over back office outsourcing
The Met Police have received criticism from the leader of the union representing police back-office workers over plans to outsource this function. The Union expressed concerns over the processing of sensitive information.
Outsourcing provider Steria will provide HR, Payroll and procurement service in a joint venture with the government known as Shared Services Connected Ltd (SSCL). Steria is the majority owner with 75% stake with the government taking the remaining balance. The 10 year deal is part of the governments next generation shared services programme.