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Freedom of Information

Published on 9 March 2022

Ref: FOI/22029

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested further to your freedom of information request.

Please find below a summary of our findings

Request

Which software solution(s) are used to manage your corporate property/assets including facilities management (CAFM)? When is this contract expected to expire and are you expecting to extend or renew this contract?

Reply

West Midlands fire Service does not use any specific facilities management software, we use standard software (Microsoft) and specific in house software.

Request

What was the actual contract value(s) of each contract?

Reply

Not applicable

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Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

Reply

The senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract is the senior surveyor.

Request

How are facilities management services (hard FM, soft FM or TFM) handled across your estate?

Reply

Facilities management are handled by our in house Facilities Management section

Request

If any services are outsourced, which services and to which suppliers?

Reply

The following services are outsourced to suppliers

Some Ad Hoc security arrangements . Securitas.

Catering at HQ Location . Saffron.

Request

What are the start dates and durations of these contracts, and which services are included in each?

Reply

Securitas – Contract expires April 22

Saffron – Contract expires June 23

Request

Is there an extension clause in the contract(s) and if so, what is the duration of the extension?

Reply

Not applicable

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Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?

Reply

Yes, a decision has been made on whether the contract(s) is being either extended or renewed

Request

What is the job title of the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for the contract(s)?

Reply

The senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract is the senior surveyor.

Request

Do you utilise any outsourced helpdesk or FM integrator services? If so, with which supplier(s)?

Reply

West Midlands Fire Service does not utilise any outsourced helpdesk or FM integrator services

Request

Are you looking to commission any estate condition surveys this year?

Reply

West Midlands Fire Service is not looking to commission any estate condition surveys this year

Request

Typically what type of fire related safety services would you outsource? FRA’s, Compartmentation Surveys, Fire Strategy Development etc.

Reply

West Midlands Fire Service does not outsource any fire related safety services, as we utilise our Fire Safety section in house.

If you have any queries about this Freedom of Information request, please contact us. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

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