Temp Staff Agency Spend

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Dear National Library of Scotland,

Can you please advise of the total spend on temporary workers employed via recruitment agencies in 2012, 2013 and 2014 to date?

Please break this down by agencies used, number of employees and sectors of work i.e. administrator, HR advisor, driver, cleaner etc.

Can you also please advise how you review which agencies are used (government framework, mini competition or full tender) and when this is due for update?

Yours faithfully,

Erin Porter

Hawley, Graeme, National Library of Scotland

Dear Erin

I have forwarded your request to Danny Gordon ([email address]) who now handles all FOI requests at the Library

All the best

Graeme Hawley
General Collections Manager
National Library of Scotland

0131 623 3982

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Gordon, Daniel, National Library of Scotland

 

I am the  FOI officer for the National Library, we have some issues over
the collecting of the the information you have requested, can you give me
a call please on the number below as I would like to you to discuss some
options on what information is available and what we can provide.

 

Regards

 

Danny

 

Danny Gordon

 

Compliance, Audit & Review Manager

Secretary’s Department 

National Library of Scotland

 

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0131 623 3788 (Fax)

 

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Gordon, Daniel, National Library of Scotland

Dear Erin

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information (Scotland) request you submitted
to the National Library of Scotland (the Library) on the 28^th of May. The
request was:

 

“Can you please advise of the total spend on temporary workers employed
via recruitment agencies in 2012, 2013 and 2014 to date?

 

Please break this down by agencies used, number of employees and sectors
of work i.e. administrator, HR advisor, driver, cleaner etc.

 

Can you also please advise how you review which agencies are used
(government framework, mini competition or full tender) and when this is
due for update?”

 

My apologies for the delay in responding, however, this request required a
lot of information to be reviewed and as a result the Library is unable to
supply the requested information in full as we don’t hold complete records
for some elements of your request. However, in line with the requirements
of section 15 of the  Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, the
Library is required to provide as much help and assistance in responding
to your request. To comply with this element of the Act, we have supplied
as much information as we currently hold for some elements of your
request.

 

In reply to your questions, please find enclosed the information in
relation to the first element of your request:

 

National Library of Scotland Agency Staff Spend
Year
2014-15
Department 2011-12 Department 2012-13 Department 2013-14 Department YTD
Access £27,591.08 Access £71,392.86 Access £83,833.84 Access £6,510.83
Communications Communications Communications
and Enterprise £50,842.93 and Enterprise £51,215.90 and Enterprise £27,707.55    
Collections £23,544.74 Collections £10,110.39        
CEO Office £5,078.26 CEO Office £14,402.11 Finance £13,907.02    
Human Human Human
Resources £5,078.26 Resources £69,945.97 Resources £86,746.55    
Ingest £8,136.80 Ingest £14,661.77 Ingest £18,280.84    
Resources £5,725.17 Resources £9,827.73 Resources £39,239.37    
Secretary £10,244.32 Secretary £22,896.60 Secretary £86,401.87    
Grand Total £136,241.56 Grand Total £264,453.33 Grand Total £356,117.04   £6,510.83

 

For the second part of your question, I am unable to provide the full
information you requested as incomplete records are held in this area.
Currently the only information we can supply to meet this element of the
request is:

 

                2013:    

Sector of Work No of Agency Staff
HR 2
Digital 1
Front of House 3
Secretary 2

 

2014

Sector of Work No of Agency Staff
HR 2
Digital 1
Front of House 3
Secretary 1

 

During the period requested we used the following agencies:

·         Aspen;

·         Hays;

·         Ineke Watt Graphic Design

·         Pertemps;

·         Reed;

·         The Corps;

·         Search; and

·         Bruce Tait.

 

For the final part of your request, the Library uses the Scottish
Government framework for recruiting Agency staff, this agreement is due
for review in July 2014. 

 

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act provides a framework for further
assistance to your request. If you are dissatisfied with this response,
you make ask the Library to conduct a review of this decision. To do this
please contact us in writing (including by fax, letter or email) or in a
some other recorded form(e.g. audio or video tape), describe the original
request, explain your grounds for dissatisfaction and include an address
for correspondence, You have 40 working days from receipt of this email to
submit a request. When this review has been completed, if you are still
dissatisfied, you may ask the Scottish Information Commissioner to
intervene.

 

My contact details are contained below.

 

 

 

 

Danny Gordon

 

Compliance, Audit & Review Manager

Secretary’s Department 

National Library of Scotland

 

0131 623 3801(DDI)

0131 623 3788 (Fax)

 

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