Agency spend

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Dear Stevenage Borough Council,

Please can you provide me with the information detailed below?
What was the value of spend on temporary staff from recruitment agencies by the council in 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?
d. Does your MSP cover Education recruitment?
e. If not, which provider do you use to fill Education specific roles?

Yours faithfully,

Rachael Quinn

DPA, Stevenage Borough Council

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Dear Ms Quinn,

 

Request for Information Ref: FOI/000267

 

I am writing to you in response to your email dated 23^rd August
2022. Your request has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 (FOIA).

 

Your Question

What was the value of spend on temporary staff from recruitment agencies
by the council in 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.

 

Our Response

The total agency spend for 2021/2022 was £3,802,615. Please note this
figure is based on our financial year which ran from 1st April 2021 - 31st
March 2022. 

 

Your Question

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?

d. Does your MSP cover Education recruitment?

e. If not, which provider do you use to fill Education specific roles?

 

Our Response

We are unable to respond to this question as the Council does not use a
managed service provider (MSP).

 

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