About ALP


Established in 2004 at the instigation of the UK government, ALP is a specialist trade association promoting responsible recruitment and good practice for organisations that supply the workforce to the food processing, agricultural and wider consumer goods supply chain.

The ALP influences government and regulatory policy and provides a range of very useful information and services to its members.

Our objective is for The provision of temporary labour to the UK consumer goods supply chain to be a model of good practice”, achieved through our six work and policy strands:

  • Raising Standards
  • Promoting Growth
  • Responsibility to workers
  • Sustainable Supply
  • Proportionate Regulation
  • Sector Support

The ALP is governed by a Members’ Council of labour providers with an independent Chairman and Chief Executive and supported by the following team.

ALP Members’ Council:

  • Doug Amesz – Managing Director – AG Recruitment and Management Ltd
  • Sarah Boporan – Director – HOPS Labour Solutions Ltd
  • Justin Emery – Fruitful Jobs Ltd
  • Cameron Ford – Reflect Recruitment Group Ltd
  • Bernard Gaughan – Director – Total Labour Solutions
  • Andy Hart – Director – Blue Arrow Ltd
  • Matthew Jarrett – Managing Director – Pro-Force Ltd
  • David Mankelow – CEO – First Call Contract Services Ltd
  • Stephanie Maurel – CEO – Concordia
  • Jeremy McGrail – Managing Director – The Staffing Group
  • Mark Roberts – Managing Director – gap Personnel Holdings Ltd
  • Derek Skelton – CEO – Meridian Business Support Ltd
  • Ken Steers – Human Resources Director – Cordant Group PLC
  • Peter Taylor – Operations Director – Encore Personnel Services Ltd
  • David Thurley – Corporate Account Director – GI Group
  • David West – Managing Director – Scope HR Solutions Ltd