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.