Agency Staffing Agreement

Ozi Hayward made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Hertfordshire County Council

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Dear Hertfordshire County 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,

Ozi Hayward

Information request
Our reference: 436213
Your reference: [FOI #851610 email]

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Dear Ozi Hayward
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 

Thank you for your correspondence of the 5th May 2022 requesting 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?

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?

Your request for information is being considered under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  We will respond to your request as quickly as
possible, and by close of 6th May 2022 at the latest.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me, quoting
the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely, 
 
 

Victoria Hooper
Information Access Practitioner
Information Access
Hertfordshire County Council
County Hall, Room 216 Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8DE, Postal Point:
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Information request
 
 
Our reference: 436213
Your reference: [1][FOI #851610 email]
 

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Dear Ozi Hayward
 

On 5th April 2022 Hertfordshire County Council has received the following
request for information from you:

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?

The request has been considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I can confirm that Hertfordshire County Council does hold some of the
information you have requested and can be found below:

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

March 2020/21 - Temp spend = £10.2 million.  February 2021/22 (only 11
months available)  Temp spend = £10.9 million.

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? 
Open procurement process

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

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?   
Commenced 1^st April 2019. The initial term is for four (4) years (to
31^st March 2023) with 4 optional extensions of up to 12 months in
duration each

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Yours sincerely,

 

Victoria Hooper
Information Access Practitioner
Information Access
Hertfordshire County Council
County Hall, Room 216 Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8DE, Postal Point:
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T: 01992 555848
E: [3][email address] 
 
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