NHSI considers role of umbrella companies in health service

The NHS’s relationship with umbrella companies is under discussion as the health service seeks to further cut back its agency expenditure, improve transparency on agency worker pay, and move toward a greater use of internal staffing banks, a senior NHS Improvement (NHSI) official has told Recruiter

“We’re probably 18 months behind with the umbrellas to where we are with the agencies,” said Martin Innes, NHSI’s senior operational agency data and intelligence lead, in an exclusive interview. 

“Like agencies, umbrellas have an important role to play as we go forward,” he said. “Exactly what the role is going to be, I don’t 100% know.”

The use of umbrella...

To continue reading this article you need to be registered with Recruiter . Registration is FREE and only takes minutes. Register here or sign in below if you already have an account.

Already registered? Login

Don't have an account?

Register for FREE today to access all premium online content and select your email preference.

We're here to help

If you have queries about accessing premium content, contact a Recruiter sidekick at mysidekick@recruiter.co.uk for more information or call +44 (0) 208 950 9117.

St Andrew’s Healthcare recruits in Best of Both Worlds campaign

UK mental health charity St Andrew’s Healthcare is to host a recruitment day early next month.

18 October 2018

CEST assessment rejected by judge

A contractor has successfully proved at an employment tribunal that IR35 was wrongly applied in his case.

Legislation 16 October 2018

Report suggests private sector off-payroll battle is over

The battle to stop off-payroll rules being extended into the private sector appears to be lost, according to reports.

Legislation 12 October 2018

Ambulance service seeks new recruits in the North-East

The North East Ambulance Service is expected to create 100 new roles.

11 October 2018
Top