Decision details

GMP - A0909 Consultancy & Professional Services

Decision Maker: GM Deputy Mayor, Treasurer GMCA

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The YPO framework, 940, Managing Consultancy and Professional Services has a single supplier, Reed Consultancy +, to deliver a managed service provision (MSP) for consultancy and professional service requirements. Reed Consultancy + supports the delivery of consultancy projects and/or professionals into all public sector requirements. This can be through the provision of an individual on a day rate or for a piece of work that is output based.

This contract would provide an additional route for GMP for such services and sits alongside similar contracts already in place.


The direct award of a 3 year contract to Reed Consultancy + using the YPO Framework for Consultancy and Professional Services.

Alternative options considered:

GMP already has a number of contracts in place which cover professional services and contingent labour. This contract provides an additional means for GMP to access the market and such services

Publication date: 24/11/2022

Date of decision: 04/11/2022