Dear Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council,
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?
I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for records held by this service.
Your request was received by this department on 09 February 2023.
A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20 working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to receive your decision by the end of 09 March 2023.
There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act, which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will promptly advise you in writing.
Information Rights Officer
I refer to your request for information dated 9th February 2023 made under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
In accordance with the Act, I confirm that Gateshead Council does hold and
is able to provide the information you have requested.
a. The contract to manage/provide the supply of agency/temporary staff let
was by way of a
Call Off under the NEPO 508 Agency Staff Framework
b. The contract to manage/provide the supply of agency/temporary staff was
Magnit Global, formerly known as Geometric Results International
c. The contract to manage / provide the supply of temporary / agency staff
commenced 01/11/2018 and ends 31/10/2023
Access to the information in response to your request is provided under
the Freedom of Information Act. To re-use the information for other
purposes (including commercial purposes) you must make a request under the
Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations (2015). You can do this by
writing to Information Rights Officer, Corporate Services and Governance,
1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH or email
[Gateshead Council request email]. You may be required to pay a fee or
comply with conditions for permitted re-use.
If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you may apply
to the Strategic Director of Corporate Services and Governance, Civic
Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH, for an internal review of the
decision. This will be a fresh consideration of your request by a more
senior officer. If you wish to request a review you must do this in
writing within 40 days of receipt of this letter.
Following the internal review if you are still unhappy you have a right to
complain to the Information Commissioner as specified below:
Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire
Procurement Development Lead
Corporate Commissioning and Procurement
Corporate Services and Governance
Gateshead Council, Civic Centre, Regent Street,
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1HH.
Tel No: (0191) 4335977
Mobile No: 07597528479
E-mail: [email address]
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