Request for information - Ref No: FOI9917
Thank you for your email of 29 August 2019, requesting information from Ordnance Survey in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000, as set out in the extract below:
I would like to submit an FOI request and therefore would be grateful if you could please provide me with the following information on staff numbers;
For Finance only:
- Total number of staff
- Total number of SCS1 finance staff
- Department structure
- Total number of agency workers / contractors (please include those on fixed term contract but not internal secondment)
- Frameworks used to procure interim staff in this area”
I confirm that Ordnance Survey does hold the information you have requested. Taking each request in turn, I confirm the following:
1. Total number of staff: 39.
2. Total number of SCS1 finance staff: None.
3. Department structure: See attached (.pdf).
4. Total number of agency workers / contractors (please include those on fixed term contract but not internal secondment): 4 agency workers and 3 on fixed term contracts.
5. Frameworks used to procure interim staff in this area: We do not use a publicly available framework, we use our own Preferred Suppliers List.
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