Decision details

Agency Worker Contract

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader of the Council (Finance and Resources)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following a mini-competition using the Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation framework for contingent labour (agency workers), the purpose of this report is to recommend the appointment of a supplier to a new contract for the provision of agency workers.

This decision was originally placed on the Forward Plan on 19 May 2017, and the decision subsequently taken, however it is being re-published in the interests of transparency with more detailed information regarding the reasoning behind the decision.


1.         To award a call-off contract for contingent workers to Matrix SCM under the YPO Framework (Ref No: 569) from 1 October  2017 until 30 September 2020 at an estimated value of up to £96m.There is provision to extend the contract for a further period until 30 September 2021 for an additional cost of up to £32m making a total estimated value for the contract of up to £128m


Publication date: 19/07/2017

Date of decision: 27/07/2017

Effective from: 04/08/2017

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