Report for October 2020

Report Date
October 2020

During October,

Project activity has been directed towards the Delivered Catering procurement project

Work is on-going with regards system integrations associated with People and Money 




Forward Look 

Resource Position 


Section Two: Projects Not Started


Project Info Programme Managers Commentary





Delivered Catering Implementation

Section Three: Projects in Progress


Project Info Project Managers Commentary


Delivered Catering Procurement 

Category: Discretionary

Sponsor Funded 


Milestone Due Date
Award Contract 23-Oct-2020
Conclude Contract 13-Nov-2020
Close 27-Nov-2020


Rag Status:  Amber 

Report by Andy Stewart for October 2020

Achievements This Period

  • Procurement 
    • The technical consensus process has been completed 
    • The financial consensus process has commenced 
    • Feedback provided to Applications regarding the use of minimum standards questions 
  • Governance 
    • On-going discussions regarding the requirement to submit procurement outcome to ITC 
    • Clarification being sought regarding Apps signatory on the actual contract 


  • Due to the additional workload associated with covid-19, annual leave, and unavailability due to illness, there has been the requirement to extend the consensus period by a further two weeks to enable the Delivered Catering team additional time to complete the consensus with regards to 
    • Final technical consensus 
    • Financial consensus 
  • Continuing to monitor the concern that the implementation of a newly procured solution may not fall into the current People and Money project schedules 

Next Steps

  • Complete the tender evaluation process 
  • Determine preferred supplier 
  • Clarify People and Money timescales to enable integration with Delivered Catering 
  • Complete project governance regarding contract award 

Section Four: Closed or Withdrawn Projects


Project Info Project Managers Commentary


Section Five: Programme Risks

The Risk 9 - Programme Management budget for 2019-20 being exceeded has been closed - programme budget not exceeded for the year

Date Updated Risk Ref. Programme Risks RAG Status Risk Owner
04/11/20 11

Disruption from the current Novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak

Amber Claire Barnish
04/11/20 12 ACE System Integrations with People and Money RED Claire Barnish

Section Six : Programme Meeting Minutes

The minutes from the programme meetings since July 2018 can be located on the Accommodation Catering and Events SharePoint site


Programme Status
RAG Status
Has formal escalation taken place?


Not available.