Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Extension of existing agency worker contract to allow time for procurement and implementation of a new contract
1. That the extension of the council’s contract with Comensura for a period of up to nine months starting on 1 April 2023 at an estimated maximum value of £28.4m and including a three month break clause be approved.
2. That it be noted that this extension is required to provide time for a new procurement exercise to be undertaken.
3. That it be noted that the large majority of contract spend is passed to agencies providing temporary workers and the fee payable to Comensura is less than 1% of the total contract value.
Report author: Althea Loderick
Publication date: 18/01/2023
Date of decision: 17/01/2023
Decided at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 26/01/2023