Introducing Essential

Back Essential is a cloud-based tool designed to enable the compliant purchase of temporary recruitment staff from agencies.  It's an intuitive, easy to use concept that utilises VendorPanel and Comensura's market leading technology.

The service can be used to create a preferred agency supplier list to enable hiring managers to self-serve or to work alongside a customer's existing agencies.

Benefits of the system include:

  • Visibility and process efficiencies
  • Cost control
  • Access through VendorPanel
  • Risk management
  • Management of agency spend
  • Invoice consolidation
  • Electronic time sheeting Essential
Comensura is Local Buy's sole preferred supplier, providing temporary recruitment services to LGA purchasers under the Recruitment Managed Services - Temporary Staff BUS 259-0816(A) contract. They are a leading provider of innovative recruitment managed service solutions, supplying a broad range of skilled and unskilled temporary workers through a network of over 3500 recruitment agencies.

The contract offers three models of engagement under Comensura's system:

  • Classic (full managed service)
  • Adaptive (to suit your requirements)
  • Essential (designed for ad hoc or less complex labour hiring)

The Classic and Adaptive models are supported by the full system. a web-based integrated tool that will connect you, your agency and your worker to provide visibility of all your transactions, including online time sheets, and a suite of reports to support your business.

For more information on how you can turn your recruitment enquiry into a solution, contact Comensura on or visit the FAQs.

For further information contact Local Buy on