From recruitment to retention, we’re here to help

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

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

Our people agreements

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

  • Workforce

    Recruitment and apprenticeship training solutions to support your strategic workforce planning and talent management programmes.

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  • Health workforce

    We’re working with NHS Procurement in Partnership to provide health workforce services as the NHS Workforce Alliance.

    Find out more about the NHS Workforce Alliance

  • Supply teachers

    Choose our Department for Education supported deal to fill a range of education based roles from head teachers to clerical staff.

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  • People services

    From apprenticeship training and learning and development, to interpreting and translation, employee benefits and occupational health.


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  • Professional services

    Legal, audit and assurance, corporate finance and management consultancy services for the times when you need specialist advice and support.


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  • Contact centre and business services

    Contact centre solutions for telephony, robotics, web chat and more. Specialist suppliers for the outsourcing of back-office functions such as HR, financial accounting and payroll.

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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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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, whitepapers and brochures

Whitepapers (2 )

  1. 2 female office workers with protective screen between them

    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. Group of 4 women sat around a table in an office with 2 smiling at each other and 2 smiling while looking at a laptop together

    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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Digital Brochures (1 )

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    Commercial agreements: digital brochure

    Download our updated digital brochure for the latest information on our agreements and how we can help you add power to your procurement.

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