Agency Staffing Agreement

Priya Wade made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Fife Council

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Dear Fife Council,

1) What was the value of spend on temporary staff from recruitment agencies
by the Council in 2020 – 2021 and 2021 – 2022?

Please also ensure that a gross spend value is detailed and include all spend associated to any contract let for the management/provision of temporary staff by a contracted provider (whether Vendor neutral or Master vendor). Please ensure that all figures are provided separately by year.

2) If you have a managed service provider (MSP) in place for the provision
of temporary agency staff, please provide the following;
a. How was the contract to manage/provide the supply of agency/temporary staff let?

b. Who was the contract to manage/provide the supply of agency/temporary
staff let to?

c. When did the contract to manage / provide the supply of temporary /
agency staff commence, how long does it run for and what is the end date?

Yours faithfully,

Priya Wade

Dear Priya Wade,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Thank you for your information request received on 19/07/2022 our ref: 41017 relating to agency staff costs. This is being dealt with in terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

We are presently assessing your request and may be in touch soon to ask for further clarification or to offer advice and assistance if we are not able to fulfil your request in its present form.

The legislation allows us up to 20 working days from the date that we receive a valid request, including any clarification we require, to make a final response. We will be in touch within 20 working days of receipt of your initial request to provide our response or to seek clarification where necessary. We hope to provide you with the information you are looking for at an earlier date where possible.

Yours sincerely,

Elaine Walters
Co-ordinator (Information Requests)

Elaine Walters, Fife Council

Dear Priya Wade,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

I refer to your information request received 19/07/2022 our ref: 41017
relating to in relation to agency staff spending.

 

For question 1 of your request, could you please clarify what you mean by
‘gross spend’?

For questions 2a and 2b, could you please clarify if you are looking to
know what frameworks Fife Council are using?

 

If you are not satisfied with the way we have handled your request, you
have the right to request a review of the decision.  Please write to: Head
of Legal & Democratic Services, Finance & Corporate Services, Fife House,
North Street, Glenrothes, KY7 5LT or e-mail to
[1][email address].  The law provides for you to make this request
up to 60 workings days from when we received your enquiry or 40 working
days from when you receive this correspondence whichever is the later
date.  Where the outcome of the review fails to resolve the matter to your
complete satisfaction you have the right to apply to the Scottish
Information Commissioner for a decision.www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

 

Fife Council will consider and seek to resolve any request to the Head of
Legal & Democratic Services that falls outside these timescales.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Elaine Walters | Co-ordinator – Information Requests

Information Management & Requests Team | Customer & Online Services | Fife
Council | Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LT

Email:  [2][email address]

 

Please note I can be contacted via MS Teams or email

 

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Dear Elaine Walters,

Thank you for your response. Regarding question 1, please include all spend on temporary staff from recruitment agencies by the Council.

As for question 2, it would be useful if the frameworks used can be included.

Yours sincerely,

Priya Wade

Elaine Walters, Fife Council

Thank you for your email.

 

I am out of the office until Tuesday 26 July 2022 and will respond to you
on my return. If you require an urgent response or are making a request
for information please redirect your email to
[1][Fife Council request email]

 

Regards

 

Elaine

Elaine Walters | Co-ordinator - Information Requests
Information Management & Requests Team | Customer & Online Services | Fife
Council | Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LT
Email: [email address]

Please note I now work from home and can be contacted via email

 

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Elaine Walters, Fife Council

Thank you Priya, I will pass this onto the Service collating the information to enable us to respond to your request.

Regards

Elaine

Elaine Walters | Co-ordinator – Information Requests
Information Management & Requests Team | Customer & Online Services | Fife Council | Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LT
Email:  [email address]

Please note I can be contacted via MS Teams or email

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Elaine Walters, Fife Council

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Dear Priya Wade,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

I refer to your email dated and received 19/07/2022, our ref 41017. 

 

Request

1. What was the value of spend on temporary staff from recruitment
agencies by the Council in 2020 – 2021 and 2021 – 2022?  Please also
ensure that a gross spend value is detailed and include all spend
associated to any contract let for the management/provision of temporary
staff by a contracted provider (whether Vendor neutral or Master vendor).
Please ensure that all figures are provided separately by year.

 

2. If you have a managed service provider (MSP) in place for the provision
of temporary agency staff, please provide the following;

 

 a. How was the contract to manage/provide the supply of agency/temporary
staff let?
 b. Who was the contract to manage/provide the supply of agency/temporary
staff let to?
 c. When did the contract to manage / provide the supply of
temporary/agency staff commence, how long does it run for and what is
the end date?

 

Response

 

I am pleased to enclose the information you requested and trust that it
meets your requirements.

 

 1. Please see attached document which details the costs in respect of
Agency Workers (excluding VAT).

 

 2. Fife Council source agency staff via two frameworks:

 

 a. Scotland Excel Framework (Social Care Agency Worker) 
 b. Contact details: [1][email address]
 c. Framework Period 01/08/2018 to 31/10/2022 

 

 a. Scottish Procurement Framework ( Temporary & Interim Staff) 
 b. Contact details: David Bilton, [2][email address] 
 c. Framework Period 13/04/2019 to 12/04/2023 

 

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If you are dissatisfied with this response, you can ask us to carry out a
review of the decision.  You must do this in writing (or other permanent
form) within 40 working days of the date of this email.  Your review
should explain why you are dissatisfied with our response and we will
respond to you within 20 working days of receipt.  A review should be made
to the Head of Legal & Democratic Services:

Post: Head of Legal & Democratic Services

Finance & Corporate Services

Fife House

North Street

Glenrothes

KY7 5LY

Email: [3][email address]

 

If you remain dissatisfied following the review stage, you have the right
to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision. Please
refer to the following guidance on how to make a valid appeal:
[4]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Elaine Walters | Co-ordinator – Information Requests

Information Management & Requests Team | Customer & Online Services | Fife
Council | Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LT

Email:  [5][email address]

 

Please note I can be contacted via MS Teams or email

 

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