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Member Brief 164 – GDPR Implementation Guide Featured

Posted 13 October, 2017 and filed under “New

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force in 2018 to protect the personally identifiable information of EU citizens. The ALP has produced a GDPR implementation guide which includes useful, practical advice for labour providers to prepare for its implementation. This is a members only resource – contact us to enquire about membership.

Addressing UK Labour Constraints – National policy options pre & post EU exit – ALP Position Paper July 2017

Posted 20 July, 2017 and filed under “News

Industry requires a sufficient labour supply to survive and thrive. An insufficient labour supply will result in a contraction of the UK agricultural, food and drink sectors. Access to labour will be a cornerstone of future government industrial strategy in the run up to and aftermath of EU exit. This paper provides context, outlines key national policy […]

Good practice checklist for using labour providers

Posted 20 July, 2017 and filed under “News

The ALP has recently updated its good practice checklist for using labour providers. Using a labour provider should provide a time saving, cost effective solution to your business. The flexibility of temporary working allows labour users to react quickly to additional orders or shortfalls, production variations and seasonal fluctuations. They can also cover absences such as sickness, holiday and […]

Building a Model Seasonal Workers’ Scheme ALP Position Paper

Posted 19 July, 2017 and filed under “News

The ALP has published a briefing and position paper on “Building a model seasonal workers’ scheme”. The ALP is supportive of the introduction of sector based Seasonal Workers’ Permit Based Quota Schemes (“Seasonal Workers’ Scheme”). This should be allowed for those sectors that can evidentially demonstrate a seasonal workers’ requirement which cannot be met through […]