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Dear Bradford City Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide the following information:

• What have you spent on Temporary Staffing over the last 12 months?

• What model are you using to manage your temporary staffing spend (i.e. Master Vendor, Neutral Vendor, PSL)?

• Are you using a provider to manage your spend, if so, which provider?

• If you are using a provider, when is your contract due to expire?

Yours faithfully,

Lee Martin

Freedom of Information, Bradford City Council

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Michelle Carroll, Bradford City Council

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Dear Lee

 

To enable me to respond to this FOI request please can you clarify the
type of workers that you require this information on. The subject title of
your FOI request says Agency Staff but the questions say Temporary Staff
(staff working on temporary Council contracts?)

 

If I do not hear from you by 4^th December this request will be closed and
no further action taken.

 

 

Thank you

 

 

From: Lee Martin <[1][FOI #706277 email]>

To: Freedom of Information <[2][email address]>

Date: 16/11/2020 12:51:16

Subject: Freedom of Information request - Agency Staff -Management and
Spend

 

Dear Bradford City Council,

 

 Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide the following
information:

 

 

 •       What have you spent on Temporary Staffing over the last 12
months?

•       What model are you using to manage your temporary staffing spend
(i.e. Master Vendor, Neutral Vendor, PSL)?

 •       Are you using a provider to manage your spend, if so, which
provider?

•       If you are using a provider, when is your contract due to expire?

 

Michelle Carroll
Information and Compliance Manager
Finance, IT and Procurement Service

Tel: 01274 434656    [mobile number]st Floor, Britannia House, Bradford BD1 1HX

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Umar Dabhelia, Bradford City Council

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Dear Lee

 

I refer to your request dated 16^th November 2020 under the Freedom Of
Information Act asking to supply the following information:

 

•       What have you spent on Temporary Staffing over the last 12 months?

•       What model are you using to manage your temporary staffing spend
(i.e. Master Vendor, Neutral Vendor, PSL)?

•       Are you using a provider to manage your spend, if so, which
provider?

•       If you are using a provider, when is your contract due to expire?

 

The Council’s response is set out below:

 

 

•       What have you spent on Temporary Staffing over the last 12 months?

 

Between 1 Nov 2019 and 31^st October 2020 the spend was

 

£ 19,906,696.15 (Comensura)

£   1,988,695.00 (Paradigm)

 

•       What model are you using to manage your temporary staffing spend
(i.e. Master Vendor, Neutral Vendor, PSL)?

 

 We use a vendor neutral model of contract.

 

•       Are you using a provider to manage your spend, if so, which
provider?

 

 We currently have a contract in place with Comensura.

 

•       If you are using a provider, when is your contract due to expire?

 

The Contract is due to end in Feb 2021.

 

 

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