Consultancy services expenditure by Social Security Scotland since 2018: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

All expenditure relating to “Consultancy Services” by Social Security Scotland since 2018 including:

  • Company name
  • Cost and length of contract
  • Services provided
  • Hours worked


Social Security Scotland have engaged with one supplier for consultancy services as defined by the Scottish Government's Consultancy Procedures guidance, available here:

  • Company name: NCC Group Security Services Limited
  • Cost and length of contract: £99,000; 6 weeks
  • Services provided: Assurance review of the current Disaster Recovery approach and plans with regard to our IT estate. The consultancy reviewed current documentation, processes and procedures and provided an assessment of their maturity and ability to be invoked.
  • Hours worked: Not applicable as this contract was output based.

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