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FOI release

FOI – 000029 Employee programmes current supplier annual spend and contract renewal date

Published on 22 March 2022

Date received 1 Feb 2022 – Date responded 16 Feb 2022

Request

Dear NHS National Services

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me:

Staff Benefit Cycle to Work Information to include current supplier, annual spend and contract renewal date.

Employee Assistance Programme to include current supplier, annual spend and contract renewal date.

Long Service & Retirement Awards for staff to include current supplier, annual spend and contract renewal date.

I would like the above information to be provided to me as an electronic copy If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully

Response

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2022-000029 NSS Cycle to Work Scheme

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 01 February 2022 requesting the following information.

I can advise you that we have now completed the search of our records and can provide you with the following information:

Staff Benefit Cycle to Work Information to include current supplier, annual spend and contract renewal date.

Please refer to attached Appendix 1 – NSS Cycle to Work Scheme PCS Notice.

Employee Assistance Programme to include current supplier, annual spend and contract renewal date.

Under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Scotland Act an organisation does not require to provide information if it does not hold that information. NHS National Services Scotland does not hold this information.

Long Service & Retirement Awards for staff to include current supplier, annual spend and contract renewal date.

Under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Scotland Act an organisation does not require to provide information if it does not hold that information. NHS National Services Scotland does not hold this information.

I trust you will find the information of assistance and if you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of how we have dealt with your request you can make representations to us asking us to review the handling of your request.

If you require any further information please contact Associate Director Information Security & Governance, within 40 working days of the date of this correspondence.

Contact

Address

NHS National Services Scotland
Headquarters
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB

If after a review you are still unhappy, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner, who can be contacted at Kinburn Castle, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS, or via their application form.

National Services Scotland (NSS) is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. You can view all FOI responses within our FOI Publications repository.