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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 […]

ALP wins Best Practice Award for Corporate Social Responsibility from Trade Association Forum

Posted 17 July, 2017 and filed under “News

We are pleased to announce that the Association of Labour Providers (ALP) won the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Award 2017 for Corporate Social Responsibility. The ALP is delighted to receive this prestigious award acknowledging the hard work and achievements of the Stronger Together initiative to address modern slavery in business. The Awards are […]

Employment Practices in the Modern Economy Independent Review – ALP submission – May 2017

Posted 18 May, 2017 and filed under “News

In October 2016, the Prime Minister commissioned Matthew Taylor, the Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts, to conduct an independent review of how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business models. The review will consider the implications of new forms of work, driven by digital platforms, for […]

ALP Press Release: Feeding the Nation: Act now to address impending labour shortages

Posted 11 April, 2017 and filed under “News

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into the challenges to the food supply chain from shortages of workers is drawing to a conclusion. The Association of Labour Providers has previously submitted its position paper Labour Immigration Policy Pre and Post EU Exit – November 2016 and provided oral evidence to the Committee. The […]