SECTION 6: Information and Acknowledgements
There are a number of organisations that can assist with further material and advice on Shared Services. Within the public sector, examples are :
Shared Services Team
The Scottish Government
Improvement Service for Local Government in Scotland
9 Regional Centres of Excellence in England ( South West web address below ) lists a number of useful addresses to obtain further information
Public Audit Forum - Corporate Services
This document has been compiled using many valuable sources of information and case studies from a variety of public and private sector publications, information bulletins as well as practitioner knowledge, these are acknowledged below
Scottish Executive:- document dated July 2007, entitled, Scottish Procurement Directorate - Scottish Procurement Policy Note SPPN 1/2007
' Shared Services in the Public Sector: Impact of the EU Public Procurement Rules'
Scottish Executive:- document dated April 2006, entitled 'a shared approach to building a better Scotland, A consultation paper on a national strategy for Shared Services.'
Scottish Executive:- document dated October 2006 entitled 'Public display responses to consultation document "A shared approach to building a better Scotland: a consultation paper on a national strategy for Shared Services"
Scottish Executive:- document dated March 2007, entitled Analysis of consultation responses to A shared approach to building a better Scotland - a consultation paper on a national strategy for Shared Services
Shared Services Advisory Group BuyIT:- document dated January 2006, entitled 'Shared Services in the UK Public Sector - A Compendium of Best Practice
Scottish Executive - document dated March 2006, entitled Review of Public procurement in Scotland - Report and Recommendations
IPF and CIPFA Improvement Through Technology Network document dated April 2006, entitled 'Shared Services: The opportunities and issues for public sector organisations.'
CIPA, Capita and Oracle:- document dated 2007 entitled ' Local Authority Financial Administration Services, Emerging trends in the context of Shared Services.'
Socitm Insight:- document dated November 2006, entitled 'Modern public services: Shared Services. Bigger, cheaper, better?'
Kable:- document dated 2006, entitled 'Shared Services in the UK public sector' and 2007 update, dated May 2007
The Chartered Institute Public Finance and Accountancy produced a reference publication The Commissioning Joint Committee guide to Service Sharing and Economies of Scale 2007.
I&DEA - Workforce issues in Shared Services, document dated September 2007
The Heart of Change, Eight Steps to Successful Change, John Kotter
Managing Transitions Making the Most of Change, William Bridge