Recruitment at The National Archives

FOI request reference: F0049910 & F0050121
Publication date: September 2017

Request

  1. What number of staff in your department are paid through umbrella companies?
  2. What number of staff in your department are hired through recruitment companies?
  3. What number of staff in your department are on temporary contracts?
  4. Which recruitment agencies does your department use?
  5. What number of staff in your department are paid through the following companies:
    • Parasol Ltd?
    • Danbro Ltd?
    • Giant?
  6. Which other companies are staff employed in your department paid through, and what is the number of staff per company?

Outcome

Successful

Response

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000. The FOI Act gives you the right to know whether we hold the information you want and to have it communicated to you, subject to any exemptions which may apply.

I can confirm that The National Archives holds some information relevant to your request and we are pleased to be able to provide this information to you.

Q1. What number of staff in your department are paid through umbrella companies?

No staff are paid through umbrella companies at The National Archives.

Q2. What number of staff in your department are hired through recruitment companies?

We have recruited 15 staff through recruitment agencies this year.

Q3. What number of staff in your department are on temporary contracts?

As of 31 July 2017, we have 66 staff directly recruited by The National Archives on temporary contracts.

Q4. Which recruitment agencies does your department use?

We have recruited through the following recruitment agencies this year:
SDR (Service Desk Resourcing)
Progressive
IT Talent Solutions
Venturi
Spring
Recworks

Q5. What number of staff in your department are paid through the following companies:

  • Parasol Ltd?
  • Danbro Ltd?
  • Giant?

No staff at The National Archives are paid through these companies.

Q6. Which other companies are staff employed in your department paid through, and what is the number of staff per company?

None.