The Request

Received on 19 September 2017 (clarified on 20 September 2017)

From: 

Sent: 19 September 2017 10:40

To: IG_Disclosures

Subject: Freedom of Information request from Eden Brown Ltd

 Dear Sir/Madam, 

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please can you advise the following information – 

Do you currently have a contract(s) in place with a Managed Service Provider for temporary staffing requirements?

Can you confirm who this/these are with?

Please advise the start date of this/these?

Please advise the end date of this/these?

Please advise the duration (including possible extensions)?

Please advise the categories of staff this contract(s) covers?

What’s the annual spend via the contract(s)?

Please advise the breakdown per category of the spend via the contract?

Is there any off contract spend? If so how much?

Does this only cover temporary or does it include permanent staffing?

If both, please advise the temporary/permanent split?

Many thanks

 

From:

Sent: 20 September 2017 15:57

To: IG_Disclosures

Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request from Eden Brown Ltd

Dear 

I hope you are well. Many thanks for your reply.

To confirm, we would like the information to UK staff only please.

 Thank you in advance

 

Our Response

Responded on 17 October 2017

From: IG_Disclosures 

Sent: 17 October 2017 16:01

To: 

Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request from Eden Brown Ltd (FOI_2017_70)

Case Reference: FOI_2017_70

17 October 2017

Dear

Thank you for your request for information dated 19 September 2017, which you later clarified on 20 September 2017, concerning our Managed Service Provider for temporary staffing requirements. Your request has been handled under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000 and has been passed to me for reply.

For your ease of reference, I have restated your request below in bold and have provided our response beneath each question.

Do you currently have a contract(s) in place with a Managed Service Provider for temporary staffing requirements?

Yes

Can you confirm who this/these are with?

Comensura

Please advise the start date of this/these?

16/04/2016

Please advise the end date of this/these?

15/04/2019

Please advise the duration (including possible extensions)?

3 Years with the option to extend for a further 12 months

Please advise the categories of staff this contract(s) covers?

Admin & Clerical, Management and Functional

What’s the annual spend via the contract(s)?

£ 7,474,158.63 (Apr 16 - Mar 17)

Please advise the breakdown per category of the spend via the contract?

Admin and Clerical - £1,262,709.21

Management - £3,231,540.80

Functional - £2,979,908.62

Is there any off contract spend? If so how much?

N/A

Does this only cover temporary or does it include permanent staffing?

Only temporary staff

If both, please advise the temporary/permanent split?

N/A

I hope the information provided has been useful. 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and should be addressed to: 

Information Governance Advisor (Disclosures)

Information Governance and Risk Management 

British Council

Bridgewater House

58 Whitworth Street

Manchester

M1 6BB 

Email: IGDisclosures@britishcouncil.org 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner for a decision at: 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113 

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Advisor (Disclosures) | Information Governance and Risk Management Team

IGDisclosures@britishcouncil.org 

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