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Sep 2019

Matrix SCM is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the contract for Vale of Glamorgan as their Neutral Vendor Managed Service provider for …

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Sep 2019

A large problem we have identified within the temporary staffing market is agencies inputting timesheets on behalf of workers. The nature of our busin…

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Sep 2019

Yesterday we had a great time at the East of England Heads of HR Meeting, which was run by Anastasia the PPMA Chair for the South East.

Taking part in…

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Jul 2019

The latest Talking Digital episode is now live, Episode 4 Solutions, Community, Support we cover three core areas where Matrix SCM are creating conten…

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Aug 2019

We are proud to announce that another member of our team Vicky Hoole has joined Barry Moseley, David Terry, Anne Noakes, Sara Hindry and Rebecca Douel…

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Aug 2019

Matrix SCM is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the contract for Lewes and Eastbourne Borough Council as their Neutral Vendor Managed Se…

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Aug 2019

Our client base is continuing to grow and so is our Business Management team who support them.

If you are interested in a new challenge our Northern t…

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Aug 2019

To kick off our Social Value agenda with Enfield Council, Matrix SCM is working alongside the Enfield Careers Service to support young people who are …

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Aug 2019

All Matrix SCM clients receive Quarterly Business Reviews with their Business Managers where they receive strategic support, diving into data from Mat…

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Jul 2019

Our regeneration team have been working with Kentish Town Job Centre, supporting some of the young people they engage with through a series of Mentori…

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Jul 2019

Introducing our Mobile Timesheet App which is another way to easily submit, manage, track and approve Matrix CR Timesheets and expenses in our new mob…

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Jul 2019

Matrix SCM is delighted to announce that we have gained a place on the G-Cloud Framework and have passed our Cyber Essentials Certifications. Framewor…

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Jul 2019

Matrix SCM were recently directly awarded the managed service contract for the provision of agency staff to the London Borough of Redbridge. The Counc…

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Jul 2019

The latest Talking Digital episode is now live, episode 3 Social Value was recorded with Siobhan from our Social Value team and Nicole from Renaisi at…

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Jun 2019

As today marks the fourth UK Employability Day, we’d like to take the opportunity to share some of our recent work from our Social Value team who spen…

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Jun 2019

As part of our Managed Service contracts, all our clients are assigned an experienced Business Manager who will strategically manage our customer's co…

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Jun 2019

This week Matrix SCM facilitated a workshop as part of Waltham Forest’s Cultural Leadership Programme. The Cultural Leadership Programme has pledged t…

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Jun 2019

We are proud to announce that last week our Director Barry Moseley has officially been with Matrix SCM for 10 years. So, after a day in the office cel…

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Jun 2019

For HR Professionals, by HR Professionals, our Deploying Digital for Better Recruitment Outcomes workshop is coming to London on the 4th of July. We a…

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Jun 2019

Today the teams across Matrix SCM came together to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. We had a range of different people ‘Baking it’ like Georgina f…

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Jun 2019

In our last post about the Public Services People Managers Association (PPMA), we mentioned that we had run some Positive Points of Recruitment Proces…

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Jun 2019

The latest Talking Digital episode is now live, episode 2 Deploying Digital was recorded with Mykela from Thurrock Council during a break period at th…

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May 2019

Universities Human Resources (UHR) is the professional organisation for Human Resources practitioners in the United Kingdom and Eire Universities. Las…

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May 2019

Last week on Friday the 17th of May, Siobhan and Craig from Matrix SCM took to the streets of Enfield to take part in the 10k Pyjama walk with members…

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May 2019

The Public Services People Managers Association (PPMA) is the first-choice association for people professionals in public services. Every year they ho…

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May 2019

Coming to the end of the football seasons, we would like to congratulate one of the teams Matrix SCM sponsors FC Biggleswade Hurricanes U11’s. Matrix …

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May 2019

Today our Social Value Team facilitated the first of three employability workshops at Westminster Adult Education Service. The programme was designed …

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May 2019

We had a great time at the Public Finance Awards the other night with Waltham Forest Council who were nominated for an award. The ceremony in London s…

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May 2019

This week, Siobhan from our Social Value team attended the Westminster Job Fair on behalf of Matrix SCM. Working with Westminster City Council she has…

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May 2019

Yesterday our Business Director Julian Panter hosted our quarterly London Forum / Focus Group in Lambeth. The day consists of discussing topical theme…

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Apr 2019

We are excited to announce that the first episode of our new Podcast Talking Digital is live. Focusing on Capturing and Actioning Data, we have brough…

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Apr 2019

Our Social Value team are excited to announce that another one of our suppliers have come on board to help with exciting upcoming initiatives that wil…

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Apr 2019

Each year Matrix SCM are audited by an external party to review and ensure that we have everything correctly in place. We are delighted to announce th…

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Apr 2019

Since 2012 the London Borough of Waltham Forest have been working with Matrix SCM under a Neutral Vendor Managed Service Model. With the contract exte…

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Apr 2019

Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Neutral Vendor Managed Service Provider for Belfast City Council and CoOwnership though MStar2,…

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Apr 2019

When we started adding Social Value elements to our contract with the London Borough of Camden, our main focus was on supporting residents in their se…

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Apr 2019

As part of our role supporting HR professionals contingent resourcing, we are constantly speaking to individuals pioneering deploying digital, industr…

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Mar 2019

Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for London Borough of Redbridge Council’s agency worker contract, whic…

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Mar 2019

Matrix SCM is delighted to announce that we have gained a place on the ESPO MSTAR3 Framework for Managed Services for Temporary Agency Resources.


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Mar 2019

Today the teams across Matrix SCM came together to help raise money for Comic Relief, we have had a series of fun events going on in the office and gu…

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Mar 2019

As part of British Science Week this year, Westminster City Council is delivering a series of events for young people in the borough to raise aspirati…

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Mar 2019

We are proudly sponsoring the International Women's Day Conference with Enfield Council today. 

Our very own Siobhan Goss is at the event where leader…

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Mar 2019

Our latest research investigates how HR Leaders delivering data can support local governments with future workforce planning.

This insight covers what…

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Feb 2019

Our new Supplier Enrolment web pages are live.

They contain a daily updated list of all our client's open supply chains, making it easy for recruitmen…

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Feb 2019

Frameworks are there to ensure that your procure process meets all regulations, with a platform that will support you throughout the tendering process…

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Feb 2019

Over the years we have been integrating systems for clients to improve recruitment processes.

To give insight into the work we have been doing, we cre…

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Jan 2019

Siobhan Goss from the Matrix SCM Social Value team spent the morning at La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School, helping the Year 9’s with their ‘Ca…

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Jan 2019

After the success of last years quarterly focus groups, on Tuesday the 29th of January Matrix SCM ran our first client forum of 2019. This involved me…

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Dec 2018

Throughout December Matrix SCM have been raising money for Marie Curie by running Christmas Raffles with organisations across London.

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Dec 2018

Today Matrix SCM supported the fantastic work the Paddington Development Trust does with Westminster residents by facilitating a 'Mock Interview Morni…

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Dec 2018

Siobhan Matrix SCM's Regeneration Manager who looks after our Social Value work attended the STEAM Ambassador training hosted by Lab Tech in Camden Ma…

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Nov 2018

Matrix SCM recently attended The Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland conference on the 22nd and 23rd of November. The theme across …

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Nov 2018

Matrix SCM attended the Society of Personnel & Development Scotland’s annual conference on the 1st and 2nd of November. The theme across the two d…

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Oct 2018

We're at the SPDS conference on the 1st and 2nd of November, conducting research into organisations current recruitment processes. Our goal is to unde…

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Oct 2018

The PPMA, Matrix-SCM and Local Government Staff Commission all came together on the 2nd of October in Northern Ireland to host a free Brexit Hackathon…

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Sep 2018

Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for Newark and Sherwood Homes’ agency worker contract, which comes int…

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Sep 2018

Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for London Borough of Barnet's agency worker contract, which comes int…

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Jul 2018

How We Will Be Working With Swindon Borough Council

Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for Swindon Boroug…

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Jul 2018

Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for Marie Curie’s agency worker contract, which came into effect this …

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Feb 2018

Five Ways To Get Greater Control Of Recruitment Costs

In my last blog https://goo.gl/DaEPyh I wrote about the need for councils to get a grip on recru…

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Feb 2018

Managing Recruitment Spend Is Key To Managing Overall Budget Spend

Cost control at local government level hit the headlines this week with news of a £…

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Jan 2018

It’s impossible to gain full control of your recruitment costs, supply chain, and compliance without complete visibility of spend.

Yet the need to do …

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Dec 2017

Sign Up to download our 'Recruitment Supply Chain Management: What Is It And How Does It Achieve Better Recruitment Outcomes?' brochure and register y…

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Dec 2017

HR professionals are clear about the need to transform. With an overall talent shortage across the public sector, an ever-increasing need to find cash…

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Dec 2017

After seven years of government cuts, local authorities are being asked to make further savings and deliver more services, with less resource. Inevita…

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Nov 2017

We are pleased to share that the London Borough of Camden Council has re-awarded Matrix SCM its contract for Temporary Agency Staff.

The Council went …

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Nov 2017

Local Government is being judged on its ability to quickly respond to change while being asked to do more with less. This is prompting councils to que…

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Nov 2017

Sign Up to download our 'Client Insight: Building Resilience To Meet Ever-Changing Recruitment Needs' brochure and register your interest in taking ou…

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Oct 2017

Competition to attract the best talent is tight; at a time when Councils are under increasing pressure to deliver best value and reduce off-contract …

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Aug 2017

We are delighted to share that Lambeth Council has awarded Matrix SCM with the new Agency Worker Contract. Lambeth used the YPO framework Lot 1 Manage…

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Jul 2017

Sign Up to download our 'Deploying Digital For Better Recruitment Outcomes' brochure and register your interest in taking our conversations from the e…

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Jul 2017

Five reasons why it’s time to rethink your public sector recruitment

The delivery of council services relies on having the right people in the right …

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Jul 2017

Can't Hire the Staff You Need? Time to Rethink your Recruitment Model

There can be no doubt that now is one of the toughest times to be recruiting tal…

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Jul 2017

Workshop: Deploying Digital for Better Recruitment Outcomes - Learn from Leading Councils

One of the biggest challenges currently facing councils from…

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May 2017

We are pleased to share that Matrix SCM has gained a place on to the government’s latest iteration of the G-Cloud framework through its Digital Market…

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Mar 2017

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council (NMDC) become Matrix SCM’s first local authority contract in Northern Ireland. Matrix SCM scored the highest t…

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Feb 2017

We are delighted to share that Matrix SCM will be partnering with Wiltshire Council after the award of a four year agency staffing contract under the …

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Jan 2017

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that Matrix SCM has secured an agency worker contract with Hackney Council following a further competition exerci…

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Jan 2017

We are delighted to announce that Westminster City Council have awarded Matrix SCM a four year contract for the provision of agency staff under ‘Lot 1…

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Jan 2017


Matrix SCM have successfully implemented its managed service solution for agency workers at Cardiff City Council. The Council awarded Matrix a four y…


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Aug 2016

 

Matrix SCM has been awarded a place on the new National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS.

Being awarded a place as a Neutral Vendor supplier…

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Mar 2016

 

 

 

Head of Public Sector, Chris Grimes, discusses why organisations must wake up to the fact that post-audit compliance checks are outdated and pu…

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Mar 2016

 

We are delighted to announce that Wokingham Borough Council have implemented our vendor neutral solution for the supply of temporary agency workers…

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Mar 2016

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We are delighted to announce that The Royal British Legion have decided to partner with Matrix SCM, following the award of a 4 year temporary sta…

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Mar 2016

 

 

 

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has begun utilising Matrix SCM’s managed service solution for the supply of temporary agency social workers…

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Jan 2016

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Chris Grimes, Head of Public Sector for Matrix SCM explores why NHS Trusts will benefit from legitimising agency spend through neutral vendors …

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Sep 2015

Thurrock Council

 

 

Matrix SCM is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a 4 year temporary staffing contract by Thurrock Council. Matrix SCM were selected b…

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Aug 2015

 

 

 

The government recently imposed new legislation that requires intermediaries, including employment agencies, to report non-PAYE employees to HM…

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Jul 2015

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Matrix SCM is delighted to announce that it has gained a place on the CCS Non-Medical Non-Clinical (NMNC) temporary resource framework for Lot …

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