We provide proven and effective neutral vendor managed services

The challenge >

Organisations often struggle to effectively manage multiple suppliers and high volumes of transactions in categories such as temporary and contractor labour.

The solution >

As supply management specialists, Comensura manage the supply of temporary and contractor labour into large organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Our managed service approach creates a bespoke and controlled marketplace in which your hiring managers and recruitment agencies interact.

Service delivery >

Our neutral vendor managed service approach achieves all your labour requirements by better managing your existing recruitment agencies and procuring the services of others, as necessary. All agencies are effectively contract managed and we continuously audit them to ensure high levels of compliance.
All transactions, from purchase-to-pay are controlled by our web-based marketplace management technology, called c.net.



Comensura regularly provides thought leadership and practical advice on issues relating to the supply of temporary recruitment into large businesses via a neutral vendor managed service

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Procurement Spotlight
  • Comensura recently held a ‘Future of Contingent Labour’ roundtable. The event was chaired by Peter Smith, Managing Editor of the influential Spend Matters procurement blog site and attended by several senior UK procurement professionals. Watch the trailer now
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  • Working with Comensura gives suppliers the potential to supply temporary, interim, permanent and consultant labour to more than 120 companies across the public and private sectors. With some £450million of recruitment spend passing through Comensura each year, it is obvious why more than 3,500 suppliers choose us as a route to market.
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