The PPMA,and Local Government Staff Commission all came together on the 2nd of October in Northern Ireland to host a free Brexit Hackathon. A quick-fire, high pressure, and high-intensity ideas session aiming to produce action learning to…Read More..
Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for Newark and Sherwood Homes’ agency worker contract, which comes into effect in December 2018.
How We Will Be Working With Newark and Sherwood Homes
Matrix-CR.Net wil…Read More..
Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for London Borough of Barnet's agency worker contract, which comes into effect this October.
How We Will Be Working With Barnet
Matrix-CR.Net will be the central system…Read More..
How We Will Be Working With Swindon Borough Council
Matrix SCM are delighted to have been appointed as the Managed Service Provider for Swindon Borough Council’s agency worker contract, which came into effect this from Tuesday 3rdJuly.
Swindon Boroug…Read More..
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 July.
How We Will Be Working With Marie Curie
Matrix-CR.Net will be the central system for the end…Read More..
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 £43 million overspend at Northamptonshire County Council. The size of the financial challenge facing …Read More..
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 so has become critical, at a time when government is asking councils to make even greater savings an…Read More..
HR professionals are clear about the need to transform. With an overall talent shortage across the public sector, an ever-increasing need to find cashable savings, a lack of management information leaving councils vulnerable to staff shortages and di…Read More..
After seven years of government cuts, local authorities are being asked to make further savings and deliver more services, with less resource. Inevitably, the question everyone in local government is asking is, how is it possible to achieve this? Whe…Read More..
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 to market using the YPO framework Lot 1 Managed Services for Contingent Labour as the basis for a mi…Read More..
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 question whether they have the right approach to workforce supply.
At a recent workshop that we hosted …Read More..
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 spend while fulfilling hard-to-fill roles.
Against a backdrop of ever changing needs, cutting edge c…Read More..
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 Managed Services for Contingent Labour as the basis for a mini-competition exercise. Matrix SCM were the h…Read More..
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 jobs. But at a time of high demand and churn of people in local government the cost and effectivenes…Read More..
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 talent into local government.
It’s not just a question of the prospect of stagnant wages resulting fro…Read More..
Workshop: Deploying Digital for Better Recruitment Outcomes - Learn from Leading Councils
One of the biggest challenges currently facing councils from a people perspective is the difficulty of placing the right people into roles which are critical fo…Read More..
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 Marketplace. This framework enables public sector organisations to purchase our technology platform on a ‘…Read More..
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council (NMDC) become Matrix SCM’s first local authority contract in Northern Ireland. Matrix SCM scored the highest tender score, following a further competition exercise carried out under Lot 1 of the YPO Flexible HR…Read More..
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 ESPO MSTAR2 Framework. Matrix SCM were scored the highest tender score which was evaluated on Qualit…Read More..
We’re incredibly pleased to announce that Matrix SCM has secured an agency worker contract with Hackney Council following a further competition exercise carried out under the YPO Flexible HR Solutions Framework. The Council will be provided with Matr…Read More..
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 Managed Services for Contingent Labour’ of the YPO Flexible HR Solutions Framework. Matrix SCM were…Read More..
Matrix SCM have successfully implemented its managed service solution for agency workers at Cardiff City Council. The Council awarded Matrix a four year contract following a further competition exercise, carried out under Lot 2 of the NPS Wales Fram…Read More..
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 on the National Clinical Staffing Framework, developed for the NHS by the NHS Collaborative Procure…Read More..
Head of Public Sector, Chris Grimes, discusses why organisations must wake up to the fact that post-audit compliance checks are outdated and put them at unnecessary risk.
The unavoidable truth is that temporary agency staff are in higher deman…Read More..
We are delighted to announce that Wokingham Borough Council have implemented our vendor neutral solution for the supply of temporary agency workers.
The Council directly awarded the contract to Matrix SCM via a direct call off, under the MSTAR2 fr…Read More..
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 staffing contract.
The charity selected Matrix based on an evaluation of quality and price following a …Read More..
Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has begun utilising Matrix SCM’s managed service solution for the supply of temporary agency social workers, following a successful implementation of CR.Net. The Trust awarded Matrix SCM a four year contract…Read More..
Chris Grimes, Head of Public Sector for Matrix SCM explores why NHS Trusts will benefit from legitimising agency spend through neutral vendors under new government regulations.
The head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, has admitted that spending…Read More..
Matrix SCM is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a 4 year temporary staffing contract by Thurrock Council. Matrix SCM were selected by the Council following a further competition exercise, scoring the highest overall mark of the Vend…Read More..