Emergency Services Software Solutions
IT provision is under the spotlight. Many emergency services organisations are contemplating collaborative working arrangements, outsourcing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in order to save money and further enhance efficiency.
Advanced Business Solutions is a leading provider of finance, procurement and performance management solutions to this sector, with more than 15 years’ experience and over 50 customers. We know how to help emergency services organisations achieve their efficiency goals. And we have a range of delivery options to help you keep costs to a minimum.
Why choose Advanced Business Solutions?
Trusted in this sector
We are the number one supplier of business management and information systems to UK police forces. More than 25% of UK forces use our financial and procurement solutions to reduce costs and improve efficiency.
Our Smart Business Suite streamlines daily operations, achieves demonstrable year-on-year savings, and helps you meet your financial and regulatory requirements.
We’ve helped emergency services organisations realise savings of up to 18% in expense claims and up to 60% in purchase invoice processing costs. Through our shared services and outsourcing, we’ve also helped emergency services reduce central purchasing process costs by up to 70%.
Experience of delivering shared services
We have a lot of experience of shared services delivery. We have implemented:
- a financial management shared service between the Lothian & Borders and Grampian police forces
- collaborative budgeting and forecasting systems at Nottinghamshire Police, Norfolk Police and Strathclyde Fire & Rescue
- an electronic invoice management and payments solution with police forces in Warwickshire, North Wales and Bedfordshire
Our capabilities for emergency services
- We offer solutions that report on key regulatory information We can also help you reduce procurement spend with Spend Analytics
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Corporate Performance Management
- This real-time solution introduces a collaborative approach to managing your budget, replacing spreadsheet methods
- Remove spreadsheet errors and provide business managers with a single point of access to all key data
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Advanced appears on two of the government's leading digital marketplaces; Corporate Software Solutions RM1042 and G Gloud.
Want to know more?
To find out more about our solutions for emergency services, visit our resources area.
Alternatively, call us on 0845 160 6162 and we can help you determine the right solution for you.
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