Sefton Council won’t renew Arvato contract May 27th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Sefton Council won’t renew Arvato contract In 2008 Sefton Council signed a 10 yr contract with Avarto a private company to provide services to the Council. These included payroll, council tax collection and IT services amongst others. This led to about 450 Council employees being transferred to the private sector. There was the option of extending this contract but it is believed that Sefton Council have declined this option and the partnership will end. It is not yet known whether the business will be broken up and offered out to tender or remain as a whole. Or there remains the option of taking all the workers back “in house” and them becoming Council employees again. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!