A surge in public tenders in Decembers indicates that local and central government bodies are gearing up for RTI by outsourcing their payrolls to contractors.
Details published on PublicTenders.net, showed that the payroll and HR services market was particularly active in the second quarter of 2012, and witnessed a resurgence at the end of the year with contract award announcements in the region of £60m.
In many cases, payroll services were bundled up within larger contracts for HR, benefits and shared services delivery partnerships between public and private sector bodies.
More bids were put out to tender during December, with one eight-year contract to create a centre for a temporary staffing advisory at Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust valued somewhe...
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