Agency Staffing Agreement

Priya Wade made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Bradford City Council

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Dear Bradford City 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

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Freedom of Information, Bradford City Council

Dear Priya Wade

 

I refer to your request dated 5 April 2022 under the Freedom of
Information Act asking to supply the following information:

 

1) What was the value of spend on temporary staff from recruitment
agencies

by the Council in 2020 – 2021 and 2021 – 2022?

Response -

For the year 2020-21 = the spend was £23.486m.

For the year 2021-22 = the spend was £28.946m forecast*.

For the year 2021-22 accounts still being finalised.

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?

Response - The contract was let Via ESPO Framework.

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

staff let to?

Response - The contract was let to Comensura Ltd.

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 - The contract commenced on 25/4/2022, it is for three years with
an option to extend for a further year to 24/4/26.

 

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Siama Kausar

Information Governance Officer

Finance, IT & Procurement Service

 

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Email: [Bradford City Council request email]

 

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Department of Corporate Resources

City Hall, Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1HY

 

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