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Decision details

Transfer of Be Independent into the direct management of the City of York Council

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To seek agreement to transfer Be Independent back into the management of the City of York Council. The services provided are an integral part of the Directorate's contribution to a wider commitment to a prevention approach and enabling more people to remain independent in their own homes. As such, the services provided play a key role in supporting better outcomes for individuals and managing demand across the wider system.
It is proposed that an agreement between the Council and Be Independent to transfer the service would be the best way forward in maintaining the service for current customers, vulnerable local people and promoting continued stability for the staff.
Members will be asked to agree the transfer of Be Independent into the direct management of the City of York Council.


Resolved:  (i)      That the transfer of Be Independent to the direct management of City of York Council be approved.


                   (ii)      That the transfer of all assets and liabilities from Be Independent to City of York Council, and the transfer of staff under TUPE as detailed in the report, be approved.


                   (iii)     That it be noted that, following the transfer, a review of the service will take place to ensure that the service is sustainable.


Reason:     To ensure continuity of service for customers and staff providing the service, and to mitigate any risks to customers who currently receive services from Be Independent.

Report author: Gary Brittain

Publication date: 22/06/2018

Date of decision: 21/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 21/06/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 26/06/2018

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