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Recruitment agencies used by Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS): FOI release

Published: 12 Apr 2021

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

Published:
12 Apr 2021
Recruitment agencies used by Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS): FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100160818
Date received: 17 Feb 2021
Date responded: 18 Mar 2021
Information requested

1. List of recruitment agencies currently being used for the supply of agency staff.

2. Breakdown of current spend per agency (2019-2021).

3. What framework/DPS this spend is going through.

Response

Please see below answers to points 1 and 2 in the table below:

Agency Jan 19 – Dec 19 Jan 20 – Dec 20 Jan 21 Total
ASA Recruitment £10,432.80 £65,838.60 £35,439.60 £111,711
Blue Arrow
Limited
£14,621.32 - - £14,621.32
Harvey Nash
Consulting
(Scotland) Ltd
£389,592 £336,069 £3,672 £729,333
Lorien Resourcing
Ltd
£46,787.05 £186,908.63 £12,562.80 £246,258.48
Parity Professional
Ltd
£817,232.94 £458,333.14 £14,882.40 £1,290,448.48
Pertemps Group
of Companies
£259,746.08 £65,367.26 £4,309.82 £329,423.16
Spring Technology
Staffing Services
Ltd
£325,001.60 £22,675.20 - £347,676.80
Venesky-Brown
Recruitment Ltd
£92,642.40 £317,872.80 £20,779.20 £431,294.40
Total £1,956,056.19 £1,453,064.63 £91,645.82 £3,500,766.64

And the frameworks used by the agency with hyperlinks to each framework on the public contracts Scotland website are:

Framework for Temporary Administrative, Catering & Manual Staff Services (North)
Framework for Temporary Administrative, Catering & Manual Staff Services (South)
Framework Agreement for Interim Professional Staff Services (National)
Framework Agreement for Interim IT Staff Services (National)

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