Dear Belfast City Council,
Please can you provide me the following information on the following points.
1> How much money did Belfast City Council spend on temporary agency staff for the financial year 13/14?
2> What formal arrangements are in place with regards to temporary agency staffing?
3> What was the off contract spend?
4> What is the highest category of spend?
5> When is the contract up for renewal/review?
Dear Mr Grimes
Please find attached the Belfast City Council response to your request for
information, received by us, by e-mail on 3 November 2014.
Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.
HR Support Assistant, Employee Resourcing Unit
Chief Executive's Department - Human Resources Section
Belfast City Council
The Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BP
DDI: 028 9027 0246
Tel: 028 9032 0202 extension 3250
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Dear Karen Beattie,
Many thanks for the information provided.
Question 5 asks when this arrangement is due to be reviewed. Could you advise possibly?
Dear Mr Grimes
Further to our response dated 26 November 2014, I would confirm that the contract will be reviewed on an annual basis, prior to the renewal date, i.e. before June each year. If this contract is not renewed, a procurement process will commence. If the contract is renewed annually, then approximately 6 months prior to 29 June 2017, the council will being the procurement process to re-tender this contract.
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