Decision details

Temporary Agency staff contract award

Decision Maker: Executive Director for Organisational Development and Corporate Services

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


On 9 July 2015 the City Executive Board resolved to GRANT delegated authority to the Executive Director of Organisational Development and Corporate Services to award a new temporary agency staff contract.


Decision was given to award a contract to Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd for the provision of temporary agency staff following a procurement process for 3 years with an option to extend for a further period of 2 years.  Estimated contract value approx. £14,900,000. 


Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that spend is under contract and that the Council receives best value for money.

Alternative options considered:

The Council requires temporary agency staff as part of its overall workforce.  Different routes to market were considered as part of the Procurement Strategy.

Signed off by senior officers:


Publication date: 29/04/2016

Date of decision: 12/04/2016