Issue details

To procure and award a new contract(s) for the supply of temporary staff and permanent recruitment for hard to fill posts.

To seek Cabinet approval for:
a) the direct award of up to 12 months with the option for a three month extension for an interim contract to the existing service supplier, Geometric Results Internationals Limited, (GRI), commencing 1 September 2021 for the supply of temporary staff, and;

b) to conduct a compliant tender process for the award of a new five-year contract(s) (three-year initial term with an option to extend for a further two years) for the supply of temporary staff commencing 1 December 2022 at the latest. The contract will also include the provision for using agencies for recruitment of to hard to fill permanent roles, where appropriate, and:

c) to procure and award Call-Off Contracts under the Crown Commercial Services Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff Framework (RM6160) for the supply of temporary legal agency locums Such Call-Off Contracts may be awarded at any time up to and including 25 July 2023.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/05/2021

Decision due: 23 Jun 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Lynden Stowe, Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Contact: Mandy Quayle Email:

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