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Master vendor recruitment contract

FOI reference - FOI-4367
Date - 17 January 2020


  1. Does your organisation have a Master Vendor contract in place for recruitment?
  2. If yes, which organisation holds the contract?
  3. When did this contract commence?
  4. When does this contract expire?
  5. Please can you confirm to me how many agency workers are working within your organisation as of the time of this request.
  6. What is the split between operational and support staff within this cohort.<


I can confirm that we hold information falling within scope of your request.

  1. For temporary recruitment we have a master vendor framework agreement as well as the Non-Medical Non-Clinical (NMNC) framework agreement.
  2. The master vendor framework agreement (single source contract) is with Hays. The NMNC agreement is a government framework with multiple agencies.
  3. The contract with Hays commenced in November 2017.
  4. The contract with Hays expires in November 2020.
  5. At the time of this request there are 11 agency workers working at The Pensions Regulator.
  6. All of the agency workers are support staff.