Welcome to Compass Point Business Services

At Compass Point Business Services, we offer you a range of front and back office business support services, enabling each member of the Compass Point Business Services family to perform with increased efficiency, proficiency and profitability.


Compass Point wins Employer of the Year : April 2013
Compass Point, the shared services company owned by East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils has won the Lincolnshire & Rutland Skills Award 2013 Employer of the Year Award.
Top Savings Tip – Partner with CPBS : December 2012
Save 20% off your costs by partnering with Compass Point Business Services, the shared services company established in Lincolnshire. That’s the top tip from East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils in Lincolnshire.
Video case study - councils save millions : August 2012
Sharing services does save money. A video case-study of two district councils in Lincolnshire shows that the first 12 months of operating a shared service Company the two councils have saved £2.1m.
LGA Conference : June 2012
CPBS exhibiting at Local Government Annual Conference
New Apprentice Roles Created: May 2012
Nine new apprenticeship roles have been created at Compass Point Business Services (East Coast) Ltd

Who We Are

Compass Point Business Services is an ambitious and forward thinking company, established by the South Holland and East Lindsey District Councils to provide a range of front and back office business support services. The company was formed as part of an innovative answer to the challenges faced by the two councils, as they looked for ways to share their services in a scalable, comprehensive and replicable way.

With a unique blend of public sector knowledge and business acumen we can offer our clients great value for money services that will help to make substantial savings.


Compass Point Business Services offers a flexible range of solutions, working with partners such as Hitachi Consulting, Microsoft and Capita to provide unique, highly integrated IT systems that support staff in order to deliver efficient, cost saving services.

What We Offer

  • The savings you need in the timescale you require.
  • A proven shared service which makes the savings in the back office and helps to protect your frontline services.
  • A new model; an effective alternative to outsourcing. Saving money, delivering services, and ensuring you retain local control over your local workforce.
  • We provide: HR, IT, Finance, Revenues, Benefits, Customer Services, Payroll, Print and Design.
  • A shared service based on an innovative technology platform - that can be flexible to meet your needs.
  • A scalable end-to-end solution that delivers rapid results with improved service delivery and lower total cost of ownership.

Working with:

Hitachi Consulting
Microsoft Dynamics