Reference 2017-627

REF:            2017-627

Subject:        Public Relations

          

 

Request:

  1. Does your Trust/CCT currently use a private company to undertake any of the following services:
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media Communications
  • External Stakeholder Communications
  • Internal Stakeholder Communications.
  1. If yes, can you please confirm:
  • When the current contract(s) was/were last let
  • When the current contract(s) expires/expire
  • Whether the current contract(s) has/have options to extend its length
  • When you expect to retender the contract(s).
  1. If no (to question 1 above), are you considering letting such a contract(s) in the future and if so, do you have an approximate timetable for engaging the market?

Part 2

  1. Have you used a private company to help you with any other marketing or public information campaigns in the past 2 years?
  2. If so, could you please provide a brief overview of what those campaigns were about and approximately how long your contract

 

 

Response:

1. Does your Trust/CCT currently use a private company to undertake any of the following services:
 • Public Relations No
• Social Media Communications No
• External Stakeholder Communications No
• Internal Stakeholder Communications. No
2. If yes, can you please confirm:

• When the current contract(s) was/were last let

• When the current contract(s) expires/expire

• Whether the current contract(s) has/have options to extend its length

• When you expect to retender the contract(s).

N/A

 

3. If no (to question 1 above), are you considering letting such a contract(s) in the future and if so, do you have an approximate timetable for engaging the market? No
Part 2

4. Have you used a private company to help you with any other marketing or public information campaigns in the past 2 years?

The communications department uses external web hosting, intranet technical support, printing. Some departments have used external production companies. As these are small and ad hoc contracts it would take too long to trawl to find across the Trust.

 

5. If so, could you please provide a brief overview of what those campaigns were about and approximately how long your contract