Cogent Staffing is pleased to announce it is part of a consortium bid that has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Framework Contract for Lot 6 Estates, Facilities Management and Ancillary Staff. The consortium is led by Cogent Staffing’s parent company, Bluestones Investment Group (Bluestones Group).
Sam Gaukroger, Cogent Staffing MD, commented:
Cogent Staffing is a premier regional recruitment business that provides a range of recruitment and staffing consultancy services focused typically on the provision of blue-collar personnel. Headquartered in Halifax, with numerous offices strategically located across Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire, the company supplies industrial, engineering, and commercial staff on a temporary, permanent or contract basis.
Crown Commercial Services (CCS) supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2021/22, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £2.8 billion – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.
Bluestones Investment Group is a specialist investment group that’s focused on the recruitment sector, operating a balanced portfolio of recruitment and staffing service businesses. The framework inclusion for Bluestones involves a consortium entry from businesses within the Group’s portfolio, including: Cogent Staffing, Bluestones Staffing (Northern Ireland), Bluestones Supply Chain and NC Associates.