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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Customer Spotlight
  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) provides essential and wide ranging hos​pital and community health services. HDFT turned to labour supply management specialist Comensura to improve management of temporary staff and reduce the cost of the use of medical locums.
Want to supply through us?
  • 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.
Latest news and opinion

Ageing social care worker pool could cause talent time bomb

Comensura Social Care Index reveals: Top heavy temporary social care workforce and hiring policies. Rising pay rates. Over 45s are taking opportunities from the under 35s.

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Comensura joins Crown Commercial Services framework for Multidisciplinary Temporary Healthcare Personnel

Comensura is pleased to announce it has been awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) framework to manage the supply of all health and social care job roles.

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UK IT sector struggling to fill temporary labour gaps

Recent Comensura research on IT contractor recruitment has shown that although recruiters claim that overall availability of temporary IT professionals and contractors is high most are still finding it a challenge to fill certain specialist roles.

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