Student Awards Agency Scotland recruitment spend, agreements and engagement: FOI release

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

Information requested

1 - Please advise the total spend of recruitment agencies in the last 12 months?
2 - Please advise what's the temporary agency spend for admin, call centre, data processing and clerical roles in the last 12 months?
3 - Please advise what's the temporary agency spend for roles such as warehouse, catering and cleaners in the last 12 months?
4 - Please advise what the permanent agency spend has been in the last 12 months?
5 - Which recruitment agencies have you used in the last 12 months?
6 - Which framework agreements do you use for agencies? ie Scottish Government, Crown Commercial Services?
7 - What process do recruitment agencies have to follow to be given jobs to work on?
8 - Who is responsible for engaging new recruitment agencies?
9 - Please break down spend per location?


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