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The University's Careers Services' business expenditure

Mark McCaree made this Freedom of Information request to University of Bolton

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Dear University of Bolton,

Could you please provide me with the following information regarding the University’s Careers Services and its business relationships with private ltd companies?

For the academic years 2016/17 OR 2017/18:

• What was the total expenditure budget of the University’s Careers Services (excluding operational costs such as salaries)?
• How many private ltd companies did the University’s Careers Service do business with?
• Approximately how much did the University’s Careers Services spent on acquiring products and services from third-party private companies?
• How much did the University’s Careers Services spend on careers literature (booklets, leaflets, handouts, etc.) provided by Graduate Prospects ltd?

Many thanks!

Yours faithfully,

Mark McCaree

Bateman, Julie, University of Bolton

Dear Mr McCaree,

 

I confirm receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 dated 3 October 2018.

 

In accordance with the Act a response will be sent to you within 20
working days from the date of receipt.  You should therefore receive a
response to your request no later than the 31 October 2018.

 

Yours sincerely,

The University of Bolton

 

 

 

Bateman, Julie, University of Bolton

Dear Mr McCaree

Re: Freedom of Information Request

Thank you for your enquiry requesting information under Section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the ‘Act’). You requested the following information for the academic year 2017/18, please find below the University’s response.

1. The total expenditure budget of the University’s Careers Services (excluding operational costs such as salaries) £ 17,271

2. How many private ltd companies the University’s Careers Service do business with? Five.

3. Approximately how much the University’s Careers Services spent on acquiring products and services from third-party private companies? £1,140

4. How much the University’s Careers Services spent on careers literature (booklets, leaflets, handouts, etc.) provided by Graduate Prospects ltd. Nil.

We trust this addresses your enquiry?

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Yours sincerely

Julie Bateman
Head of Careers

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