BlueLight Commercial Ltd

Decision

To sign the application for membership of the BlueLight Commercial Ltd.

Decision Summary

The National Commercial Board has successfully enhanced the commercial capability of Policing and delivered efficiencies in policing of £398.2m nationally. In order to continue, a Police Commercial Organisation has been developed and is in the implementation stage of being set up.

The Company’s objects are to provide services, support, advice and data to enable policing and other associated bodies to:

·         Better manage and reduce risk of its supply chain;

·         Obtain better value for money from its supply chain;

·         Develop commercial skills and expertise; and

·         Enable the delivery of savings from shared services.

The liability of each member is limited to £10, so there is no financial risk to joining the organisation.

The signed application form needs to be returned by 16 March 2020, in order for the company to be established on 1 April 2020 and to become fully operational by 1 June 2020.