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FPSG appointed to G Cloud 11 Framework

Services we will provide to the G Cloud 11 framework include:

  • business analysis for planning
  • architecture for set up and migration
  • training pre and post implementation
  • support pre and post implementation

To find out more please call 0141 270 5003 or email publicsector@fpsg.com

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FPSG appointed to G Cloud 11 Framework

FPSG is delighted to confirm that the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has appointed FPSG as an approved G Cloud 11 supplier on the Digital Marketplace, opening up public sector opportunities to Government departments across the UK.

Managing Director, Andrew Spratt said 'We are delighted to be selected as an approved supplier to G Cloud 11.  Our presence in the public sector is growing and we look forward to accessing new opportunities through the Digital Marketplace'. 

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National Living Wage

FPSG is based in Scotland, a region where nearly a fifth of all jobs (18%) pay less than the real Living Wage – around 404,000 jobs

Kirsty Peacock, Operations Director, FPSG said: “FPSG has become a Living Wage Employer as it reflects our value of commitment to supporting the needs of everyone we work with. As a responsible employer we want to ensure our employees have a wage which is enough to live on.”

Tess Lanning, Director, Living Wage Foundation said: “We’re delighted that FPSG has joined the movement of over 4,000 responsible employers across the UK who voluntarily commit to go further than the government minimum to make sure all their staff earn enough to live on.

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Living Wage

We are delighted to announce that FPSG been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.  Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at FPSG receive the accredited real Living Wage.

The real Living Wage is the only rate calculated according to the costs of living. It provides a voluntary benchmark for employers that wish to ensure their staff earn a wage they can live on, not just the government minimum. Since 2011 the Living Wage movement has delivered a pay rise to over 150,000 people and put over £600m extra into the pockets of low paid workers.

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Contracting in the Public Sector

Ian has dealt with David Simpson, our Head of Procurement for several years.  On working with FPSG, Ian said, ‘The support from FPSG has been great as my role has transitioned though frameworks and invoice periods have changed’

We have specialists in Professional Services, IT and Executive Search placing candidates in local and national government bodies, further and higher education and departments within public bodies. To find out more about FPSG can help you reach your goal, contact publicsector@fpsg.com

 

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Contracting in the Public Sector

OurPublic Sector recruitment specialists support the needs of our candidates through all stages of the recruitment process from matching to interviewing to ongoing contract management.  So what’s it like working for the Public Sector? We asked Ian Archer who works as a Commercial Manager with the Home Office in London.  Ian lists being able to have a direct impact on the public through negotiating savings on public spending to having defined regulations within which to work as benefits to a role within Public Sector procurement.  

 

 

 

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Diversity & Inclusion

We plan to host a range of activities on a quarterly basis to highlight specific awareness days such as International Women’s Day, National Careers Week, Workers' Memorial Day and World Mental Health Day.

To get involved, please contact Kirsty Peacock, kpeacock@fpsg.com

 

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ENEI Membership

In recognition of our commitment to our candidates and clients, FPSG has become a member of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI).  Membership allows us to promote best practice in diversity and inclusion in the workplace through employer guides, policy briefings, case studies and further tools to support the needs of our partners through expert advice.  

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Scottish Paralegal Association

FPSG Legal is thrilled to announce we have become a partner of the Scottish Paralegal Association.  The SPA has been representing the interests of paralegals in Scotland for over 25 years, setting standards and promoting the profession.

This is a key partnership for FPSG and we are delighted to be involved.  The SPA provides a great service to our clients and candidates and helps us connect with talented professionals throughout Scotland.

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World Mental Health Day

‘In signing up, I hoped to get more knowledge on mental health issues, the confidence to speak with my colleagues and friends and increase my ability to deal with a crisis.  I feel this has definitely been achieved by doing the course’.  Richard Puglisevich, Office Manager

We are talking about mental health – to gain maximum benefit from the new insights we have are sharing our knowledge through:

  • Running workplace workshops – where can all talk about our experiences
  • Making our Mental Health First Aiders known and accessible to all
  • Incorporating Mental Health First Aid into out induction process
  • Making content available to all in our shared drive
  • Networking events with our clients to discuss mental health provision in the workplace

To find out more about life at FPSG and how we support our staff, get in touch here.

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World Mental Health Day

As part of our Diversity & Inclusion journey at FPSG, we have been taking part in a range of activities to mark notable dates throughout the year.  A key date World Mental Health Day which this year is marked on 10th October 2019. World Mental Health Day is an opportunity for all of us to raise awareness of mental health issues and advocate against social stigma.

We supported two of our employees through the ‘Mental Health First Aid’ certification.  Our Office Manager, Richard Puglisevich and Ops Director, Kirsty Peacock attended the two day course with Glasgow Clyde College.  This has given our team an insight to mental health and help them cope personally and be able to assist others and recognise warning signs of someone struggling with their mental well-being.

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Brexit

Head to our page to find out what you must do to ensure you can keep enjoying your rights to stay in the UK or contact Richard on enquiries@fpsg.com

 

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Brexit - Get Ready

Brexit is looming and is currently set for 31st October 2019 (unless an extension is agreed). Are you ready for Brexit, whether it is a Deal or No-Deal scenario? We have collated some of the important information regarding Brexit and your rights in relation to saying in the UK.

Are you an EU Citizen currently living in the UK? 

Are you an EU Citizen looking to move to the UK?

Then head to our page to find out what you must do to ensure you can keep enjoying your rights to stay in the UK

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approved supplier

Our specialists are supporting recruitment needs throughout the UK.  To find out more, contact our public sector team or view our current vacancies here.

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Public Sector Resourcing

FPSG is an approved supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing (PSR) framework, a single lot framework through which public sector authorities source contingent workers. 

Andrew Spratt our Chief Operating Officer said ‘We are extremely pleased to be approved as a supplier to PSR.  This framework allows us to support our candidate and client base in the public sector through our specialists within the IT and Professional Services divisions’.

 

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Meet the Consultant

For more information on how Isla can help you reach you goal, contact ithomson@fpsg.com

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Meet the Consultant

Meet Isla Thompson – Contact Centre and Multilingual Specialist

Isla has a particular focus on customer service and has a keen ability to source the right candidate for her clients. She is hugely motivated by success and works hard to achieve it.

Here’s what her candidates have to say:

'Isla has been very helpful and professional. She guided me for the interview with the company, giving me tips and materials to study.  As a result, I got the job!'

'Amazing! Big thanks you to Isla!  She is fantastic at her job!'

'I have had a great experience with FPSG.  Isla Thomson worked with me and was absolutely amazing.'

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