From recruitment to retention, we’re here to help

For many organisations, people are their most precious asset – but also their biggest expenditure. People procurement involves a delicate balancing act to attract and retain the skilled staff you need, in an efficient and compliant way, without paying over the odds.

At CCS our expert category team can help you with everything from business consultancy and legal advice for the times when you need to lean on specialist experts, to temporary and permanent recruitment, apprenticeship training, learning & development, contact centre services and more.

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Whatever your need we have a commercial solution that will help you access the expertise you need quickly, compliantly and effectively.

Knowledge is power. Explore our latest news, blogs, case studies and events. Download our whitepapers and on-demand webinars for industry insight and best practice advice.

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Case studies

Bringing power to your procurement

Your buying decisions have the power to make life better for everyone across the country. Find out why you should be making those decisions with CCS.

Webinars and whitepapers

Whitepapers (4 )

  1. Attracting and retaining talent in the public sector following COVID-19: is your workforce strategy agile and resilient?

    In this paper we explore ways in which you can rise to the opportunities and challenges of attracting and retaining talent in the public sector, as the long term impact of coronavirus continues to unfold.

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  2. Management consultancy - achieving best value and efficiency

    With the government and public sector spending over £2.5 billion a year on management consultancy, it’s important that you achieve the best outcomes and value for money. This whitepaper will help you develop an outcomes-focused procurement strategy that ensures great value and great results.

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  3. Achieving best value and efficiency from contact centre contracts

    This guide will help you develop an innovative procurement strategy that will ensure your contact centre services provide great customer service – whilst also helping you achieve commercial savings and efficiencies.

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  4. Legal services - 4 steps to a successful fee structure

    The private sector is moving away from hourly rates and creating a range of mutually beneficial fee models. This whitepaper explores how such fee structures can be adopted in the public sector.

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Webinars (2 )

  1. Tackling modern slavery in our supply chains

    Stamping out modern slavery in our supply chains is one of the UK government's top priorities. Watch our webinar to find out more.

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  2. Delivering social value through public sector procurement

    We will discuss the implications of the Social Value Act on public sector buyers and the growing demand for social value through contracts.

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