Xansa wins contract from UK’s National Health Service

Xansa wins contract from UK’s National Health Service
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First Published: Tue, Apr 03 2007. 02 05 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Apr 03 2007. 02 05 PM IST
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New Delhi: Outsourcing and technology company Xansa has signed a six-year Rs 161 crore contract to provide finance and accounting (F&A) and payroll services to National Health Service (NHS) professionals of the United Kingdom.
Xansa’s NHS Shared Business Services, by virtue of the deal, becomes the largest external payroll processing provider in the NHS and would serve 58,000 flexible workers, customers and suppliers, a company release said.
‘NHS Professionals´ was developed by the UK’s Department of Health and provides a range of services, including nursing, medical among others to 124 trusts across England.
Under the contract, Xansa will provide over Rs 42crore guaranteed cost savings over the life of the contract to NHS Professionals, it added.
UK-based Xansa has offices in India in Chennai and Noida, apart from its Pune centre.
The service would be delivered from Xansa’s integrated delivery centre in Pune and Leeds -- where both NHS Shared Business Services and NHS Professionals’ National Finance Centre are located.
Commenting on the announcement Xansa chief executive Alistair Cox said,“This contract represents a step change for NHS Shared Business Services, expanding its payroll offering to make it the largest payroll provider in the NHS. It also further underlines NHS Shared Business Services’ position as the leading back-office shared service provider in the UK’s public sector.”
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