Issue details

Provision of Staff Counselling Services

To seek approval to conduct a public procurement law compliant competitive tender process under the Light Touch Regime for the award of a four year framework agreement under which Occupational Health Counselling services shall be provided for Gloucestershire County Council (GCC), Gloucester Fire & Rescue (GFRS) and Gloucester City Council staff.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/07/2019

Decision due: Between 9 Aug 2019 and 30 Aug 2019 by Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Contact: Mandy Quayle Email:


Current providers on the existing Counsellor contract
Workforce Strategy Lead for the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Scrutiny Input: None

Planned Dates: Seek approval for procurement process - Aug 2019 Procurement August – Dec 2019 Implementation of new contract - Jan 2020