Decision details

Gateway 1 - Procurement Strategy Approval - Contract for the Supply of Agency Workers

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Procurement strategy approval for the supply of agency workers




1.  That the proposal to let a new contract for the supply of agency workers via Lot 1 of the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) framework Managed Services for Temporary Agency Resources (MSTAR3) for a period of three years with the option to extend for up to two years in one year increments, making a total estimated maximum contract value of £190.5m inclusive of the extensions be approved.


2.  That it be noted that the large majority of contract spend will be passed to agencies providing temporary workers and the fee payable to the successful supplier is expected to be 1% or less of the total contract value.


3.  That authority be delegated to the chief executive to approve the contract award to the successful supplier in consultation with the cabinet member for communities, equalities and finance

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

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