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Procurment and Consultancy

Requested on
Wed 4th July, 2012
Reference
FOI 2103
Resolution
Information provided

Question

Under the Freedom Of Information, please can you respond to the following questions:

1. What was authorities spend on Consultancy Services for financial year 2011/2012?

2. Reference the above, who were the top 5 suppliers for consultancy services, please include the following:

 Total spend with each of the top 5 suppliers?

 What was their role i.e. Transformation, Advisory capacity (in what area) etc?

3. Apart from OJEU, where else does the authority advertise procurement opportunities?

4. In accordance with your financial regulations, what are the thresholds below OJEU where the authority advertises procurement opportunities?

5. What current tendering opportunities is the authority advertising at this moment in time and how do we register?

6. Do you have your own procurement centre?

If so,

7. Please supply the contact details for your Procurement Manager?

8. What is the size of your procurement team

Answer

1. What were the authorities spend on Consultancy Services for financial year 2011/2012?
£377,000.00

2. Reference the above, who were the top 5 suppliers for consultancy services, please include the following:

Total spend with each of the top 5 suppliers?

Supplier Name
 Amount (£)
 
Leics County Council Total
 28,100.75
 
RPS Group Total
 22,391.83
 
The Chambers of Mr Steven Gasztowicz QC Total
 16,750.00
 
Open Communities Ltd Total
 14,490.00
 
Land Use Consultant Limited Total
 13,851.00
 

What was their role i.e. Transformation, Advisory capacity (in what area)Ø etc?

Supplier Name
 Service Area
 Text
 
Leics County Council
 Committee Administration Service Unit
 HR Consultancy
 
 
 Local Partnership Coordinator
 Advisory Consultant for Sure Start children centre program
  
Leisure Centres Contract
 Legal Advise
 
 
 Local Plans Service Unit
 Transport Assessment
  
 Supplier Name
 Service Area
 Text
 
RPS Group
 Property Services Unit
 Planning Review
  

Supplier Name
 Service Area
 Text
 
The Chambers of Mr Steven Gasztowicz QC
 Planning Applications
 Legal
  

Supplier Name
 Service Area
 Text
 
Open Communities Ltd
 HRA Housing Management Service Unit
 Independent Tenant Advisor
  

Supplier Name
 Service Area
 Text
 
Land Use Consultant Limited
 Local Plans Service Unit
 Sustainability Appraisal
 
3. Apart from OJEU, where else does the authority advertise procurement opportunities? Contract register:  
Source Leicestershire: http://www.sourceleicestershire.co.uk 
and in cvs file format at  http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/contracts_and_tender_data

4. In accordance with your financial regulations, what are the thresholds below OJEU where the authority advertises procurement opportunities?
Please see Contracts and Tenders illustration on http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/contracts_and_tender_data

5. What current tendering opportunities is the authority advertising at this moment in time and how do we register?
Please see Contracts for Tender 

6. Do you have your own procurement centre?
Yes

7. Please supply the contact details for your Procurement Manager?
David Howkins email david.howkins@charnwood.gov.uk telephone 01509634672

8. What is the size of your procurement team
2

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