Capita interpreter calamities results in £46K fine By Kate Beioley 22 January 2014 12:29 17 December 2015 12:45 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 22 January 2014 at 13:00 A £46k on a £90m contract? Is this really value for money in the public sector? And yet Capita continues to be a supplier of choice to the Government. Disgraceful. Reply Link Jon Parker 23 January 2014 at 10:43 I’m not a knee-jerk privitisation basher, but totally agree with the sentiment above. If the business met just 58% of bookings against a 98% target, it should lose something in the region of 58% of the £90m contract. As an aside, this story really needs to explain how a dog was registered an an interpreter. Reply Link Anonymous 23 January 2014 at 13:45 Is this not a clear case of the tail wagging the dog? Reply Link Crapita 27 January 2014 at 13:51 And having been such a huge success last time, now they’re lining themselves up to make some money out of persecuting (sorry, I mean “empowering”) unemployed people. http://dpac.uk.net/2014/01/capita-cashing-in-on-poverty-support-boycott-workfare-protest-today/ “First they came to make profits out of migrants, then they came to make profits out of unemployed people, then…” Reply Link Charles Richards 29 January 2014 at 10:37 If this were happening in a “Developing nation” it would be called corruption. And they are aiming to carry out the same deal with the probation service as well. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.