Internal Reference Number: FOI_5300
Date Request Received: 19/09/2019 12:36:23
Date Request Replied To: 16/10/2019 15:56:49
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Request Summary: International recruitment 2015 - 2019
Request Category: Companies
|Question Number 1:|
How many times each year from August 2015 to August 2019 did the trust send representatives abroad to recruit international staff for the trust?
|Answer To Question 1:|
Once a year in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
|Question Number 2:|
What was the cost of sending the staff in a) abroad each year for every year between August 2015 to August 2019?
|Answer To Question 2:|
Each trip cost on average £9,000 (this is for 4 members of staff)
|Question Number 3:|
Please specify the names of the countries the trust recruited from and how many times they were visited by trust staff during the period specified above?
|Answer To Question 3:|
Philippines – once – 2016
India – once in each year - 2017, 2018 and 2019
|Question Number 4:|
Did the trust use any foreign recruitment agencies?
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|Question Number 5:|
If the answer to Q4 is yes what were their names?
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