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Public Sector Resourcing


26 April 2017:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is working on the release of an OJEU for the Public Sector Resourcing Programme to replace Contingent Labour One (CL1).

To provide continuity of service, CL1 will continue until 18 June 2018.

Please contact workforce[at][dot]uk for further information.

20 January 2017: Update on procurement of Public Sector Resourcing (replacement to CL1)

21 November 2016: Update on procurement of Public Sector Resourcing (replacement to CL1)‚Äč

23 August 2016: how do suppliers get notified when an OJEU has been released?

22 August 2016: following engagement with customers and suppliers to understand what they would like the new agreement to feature, we have updated our procurement strategy. As a result, we have published a revised Prior Information Notice (link below). This PIN was published on 12 August 2016 and supersedes the earlier PIN (2016/S 015-022164) published on 22 January 2016.


Important links

Prior Information Notice (PIN) in OJEU

View PIN (updated 12 August 2016)

Contract Notice in OJEU

View OJEU Notice

Download tender documents

This tender has now closed


Supplier and customer engagement activity

The public sector resourcing question and answer booklet is available here.

Following the supplier webinar on 16 May 2017, here is the recording of the webinar for anyone who was unable to attend.

Following the supplier webinar on 22 February 2017, here is the recording of the webinar for anyone who was unable to attend.

Following the supplier webinar on 9 May 2016, here is a recording of the webinar for anyone who was unable to attend. 



Crown Commercial Service is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of the Public Sector Resourcing (PSR) Model for Contingent Workers.

The purpose of the Framework is to appoint a single Service Provider who shall be responsible for the PSR model. The Service Provider shall provide effective systems and be backed and supported by a strong and innovative network of Key Sub-contractors.

The Service Provider shall provide a Range of Routes to Talent to source, engage and On Board Workers with the right skills, at the right price – quickly and easily.

The Routes to Talent shall include Non Agency and Agency Supply, providing multiple options for more innovative delivery methods throughout the duration of the Framework Agreement.

The Agency Supply route will be provided through a robust, tailored and fully transparent supply chain, segmented effectively for the type of resources being sourced across 13 Categories of Workers:

1.    Professional Interims

2.    Administration and clerical

3.    Operational

4.    Digital and Technology

5.    Specialist / Niche Workers

6.    University Specialists

7.    NHS / Health Workers

8.    Executive Workers

9.    Wider Public Sector Workers

10. Charity Workers

11. Education & Teachers

12. Statement of Works (SOW)

13. Overseas Workers

The Tailored Supply Chains must actively support the government’s SME agenda and shall be fully transparent throughout the duration of the Framework.

The Service Provider shall deliver an End to End Solution from identification of requirements through to payment, On-Boarding / Off-Boarding, governance and on-going improvements to ensure the Model is in line with Good Industry practice throughout the life of the Framework.