British Council disclosure log lists the requests we receive and the responses we give under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we feel would be of wider interest to the general public.

 

Disclosures in 2015

FOI/2015/01

Employment and contract information relating to British Council staff who work in Greater London

FOI/2015/04

Information about Erasmus+ grant agreement dates

FOI/2015/05

A copy of the MoU between British Council and PEMEX

FOI/2015/06

Information about British Council India and any possible transition to a private limited company

FOI/2015/09 

Information on British Council's use of Government Procurement Cards

FOI/2015/10

Copies of ICT documents

FOI/2015/15

Information on staffing levels and staff turnover in British Council Tokyo

FOI/2015/16

Information about psychometric test

FOI/2015/18

British Council payments for boarding school fees

FOI/2015/19

Copies of British Council Annual Reports between 2000 - 2006

FOI/2015/21

Information on British Council funding of Miftah

FOI/2015/24

Information about British Council contracts with Hotcourses

FOI/2015/26

A list of suppliers providing outsourced ICT services

FOI/2015/29

Copies of job descriptions, stationary and organisational charts

FOI/2015/39

Information about Art work owned by British Council

FOI/2015/40

Information about primary contracts relating to support services around helpdesk support, desktop support and network support

FOI/2015/43

Written communications between British Council and Marriage Equality

FOI/2015/45

A copy of our bullying and harassment policy

FOI/2015/46

The total cost of catering for internal meetings

FOI/2015/47

Information about staff salaries

FOI/2015/48

Stationary spend between 1 Apr 2013 - 31 March 2014

FOI/2015/49

The number of laptops, mobile phones and tablets provided to UK staff

FOI/2015/50

The number of FOI requests received between 1 Apr 2013 - 31 March 2014

FOI/2015/51

The number of international trips by British Council staff in the last 12 months

FOI/2015/53

Information on temporary workers supplied by Comensura

FOI/2015/56

A copy of the agreement between British Council and TBCC

FOI/2015/58

Contract information relating to corporate software/applications

FOI/2015/59

The names and addresses of the companies who submitted a PQQ and ITT for the Manchester Catering Services tender

FOI/2015/60

Payments made to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

FOI/2015/64

Information on British Council's IT infrastructure

FOI/2015/65

Information on British Council employment of non-Bahraini's in BC Bahrain

FOI/2015/67

Numbers of British Council staff on zero hour contracts in US, Canada, Australia, India, China, Japan, UK and Germany

FOI/2015/68

Questions on performance related pay within British Council teaching centres in the Middle East and North Africa region

FOI/2015/70

Information of any industrial action taken place in the last 2 years in the UK or South East Asia

FOI/2015/82

Information on the amount of money spent on Welsh education in Patagonia for 2005/15

FOI/2015/85

Mobile information on annual average spend, number of users, duration dates and internal contact details.

FOI/2015/86

Information on recycling and waste support and maintenance contracts

FOI/2015/90

Information on out sourced managed contracts for server Hardware maintenance, server virtualisation licence and maintenance storage area network maintenance/support

FOI/2015/96

Information of how much The British Council have spent on funding overseas students to enable them to study in Britian in 2012

 

Disclosures in 2016

FOI/2016/02

Information on how much The British Council allocates to The Shakespeare lives programme globally each year

FOI/2016/08

Information on financial accounting software for the British Council

FOI/2016/12

Hong Kong staff salary grades

FOI/2016/13 

Copy of IELTS test incident reporting policy, complaints policy and examination rules.

FOI/2016/18

Contract information relating to corporate software/applications.

FOI/2016/19

The total expenditure for British Council operations in nine countries for the last three available financial years.

FOI/2016/20

The current touring exhibition 'New British Inventors - Inside Heatherwick Studio'.

FOI/2016/23

Information about preparations we have made for a possible vote to leave the EU at the 23 June referendum.

FOI/2016/29

Travel and accommodation spend in 2015 and details of our Travel Management Company.

FOI/2016/32

Information concerning temporary workers and agency organisations provided by Comensura.

FOI/2016/33

The entire full level of financial support that the New British Inventors tour is receiving from all parties up until October 2016.

FOI/2016/34

Details of the salary and expenses for currently employed staff who are on £144k or more.

FOI/2016/35

The total amount of money that has been paid to the Burns Owen Partnerships, for the 65 purchase orders that  have been raised between 2006 and 2016.

FOI/2016/39

Information concerning union and pay information.

FOI/2016/41

Information concerning ICT expenditure.

FOI/2016/42

FOI/2016/42 (update)

Information on male and female employee earnings. 

FOI/2016/47

BC Nigeria staff salaries

FOI/2016/53

Details of temporary staff supplier

FOI/2016/55

British Council spend in China, USA and India during 2010, 2012 and 2015

FOI/2016/60

Information on ICT contracts

FOI/2016/69

Facilities Management contract details

FOI/2016/73

Corporate software contract details

FOI/2016/74

A series of questions regarding the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA)

FOI/2016/75

Local Area Network (LAN) contract details

FOI/2016/76

Software applications used in British Council UK operations

FOI/2016/81

British Council Nigeria staff salary grades

FOI/2016/91

British Council South Africa salary for grade G staff

 

Disclosures in 2017

FOI/2017/03

Org charts and staff pay details for British Council Hong Kong and British Council Singapore

FOI/2017/06

Edinburgh Emerging Producers panel members

FOI/2017/12

Copies of ICT documents

FOI/2017/13

British Council Hong Kong and Singapore salary grades

FOI/2017/18

Information about British Council's Wi-Fi contract in the UK

FOI/2017/25

Expenditure on internal communications

FOI/2017/27

British Council roles in mainland China

FOI/2017/29

The Alumni Awards 2017 budget

FOI/2017/36

Information on the use of bespoke software systems

FOI/2017/38

Information on cyber attacks

FOI/2017/39

China IELTS labour law contract expenses

FOI/2017/44

Expenditure in all British Council countries in 2016 and 2017

FOI/2017/43

Information about corporate software/enterprise applications

FOI/2017/45

Fixed telecommunications and Internet Services contracts

FOI/2017/47

Business travel and the procurement and usage of vehicle ownership

FOI/2017/54

Marketing expenses in UK, Canada, China and India in 2016

FOI/2017/55

Org charts and number of employees in BC UK, China, Canada and India

FOI/2017/61

UK staff roles and salaries

FOI/2017/62

British Council Hungary Staff salaries and grades

FOI/2017/64

Spend in China, Canada, India and UK on marketing and promotion campaigns

FOI/2017/66

British Council Nigeria Staff salaries and grades

FOI/2017/68

How the funding for the grassroots football programme in China was spent

FOI/2017/69

Information on our IT infrastructure in London

FOI/2017/70

Information about temporary staffing contracts

FOI/2017/72

Information on the Birax programme third round 

FOI/2017/74

Policy on use of corporate email accounts for personal use

FOI/2017/76

PR and Social Media services and contracts

FOI/2017/80

Union and pay details

FOI/2017/81

Facilities Management contract details

FOI/2017/85

Contract details for suppliers or telephony and network services

FOI/2017/86

Software, vendors and costings for ERP services

FOI/2017/88

IELTS exams and operations in Hong Kong and Macau

FOI/2017/89

Software used by Comms team to manage press enquries and communications with stakeholders

 

Disclosures in 2018

FOI/2018/03

Information about mobile phone contracts

FOI/2018/05

Numbers of annual visitors and hits to British Council websites

FOI/2018/06

The number of child abuse reports relating to BC staff or third parties in the last five years