Kevin Reed, Accountancy Age, Monday 12 July 2010 at 09:41:00

UNIT4 technology chosen in a 1.4m deal with Save the Children

Save theChildren has awarded a 1.3m accounting IT deal toUNIT4.

The charity has purchased finance, project costing, billing and procurementtechnology that will be used across its 29 national organisations.

It should reduce administration costs, improve budgeting, prepare theorganisation for ongoing regulatory change, and enable the charity todemonstrate to its donors where money has been spent.

The charity currently has dozens of localised accounting systems.

"The global implementation of UNIT4 will allow us to be true to one of ourfive core values which is accountability - we take personal responsibility forusing our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results, and beingaccountable to supporters, partners and, most of all, children,? Pam Innes,director for IPU Transition at Save the Children.

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