Becoming a Great Place to Work
In 2022, successful labour providers and employers will be those who can consistently outperform their competitors in sourcing, attracting and retaining workers.
The Best Workplaces:
- Average 40% more applications per job opening
- Outperform the market by an average of 2%-3% a year
- Are highly recommended by over 93% of employees
Join our FREE webinar and hear from Benedict Gautrey, Chief Executive of greatplacetowork how your business can build and maintain your own high trust, high performing workplace and ensure that you can compete effectively in a candidate driven market.
Improve worker experience with Just Good Work
In an ever more competitive labour market, successful labour providers will need to be experts at attracting, engaging and retaining workers.
Just Good Work is a free, interactive app that enables direct and indirect workers to access guidance on good recruitment and employment practices in a language they understand.
Join our FREE webinar to hear the latest worker insights on key issues and what matters to them, and learn how to:
- Make the most of the free Just Good Work app to ensure a positive experience for workers at every stage of recruitment and employment
- Use customisable content and messaging on policies, work requirements or wellbeing to workers in their own language, reducing on-boarding and induction time and cost
- Get instant insight into current conditions or issues with worker spot questions – no user or per message costs
Recruiting and employing young workers
In 2022, successful labour providers will attract and retain workers from a wide range of different groups. Young people have been the most affected by the pandemic with the unemployment rate nearly three times the national average for 16 to 24 year olds. To recruit from this labour pool, you need to understanding what is important to young people.
Youth employer friendly business:
- Create opportunities
- Recognise young talent
- Offer fair employment
- Develop young people
- Give young people a voice
Join our free webinar and hear from Laura-Jayne Rawlings, CEO of Youth Employment UK to understand what matters at work to young people today and how they are connecting with employers to reduce UK youth unemployment.
Right to Work/Preventing Illegal Working Update
The current adjusted right to work checks due to coronavirus come to an end in April 2022.
Join this FREE webinar where ALP and NSL, our expert service partner on ID checks will explain:
- The latest right to work guidance in our updated comprehensive guide ‘Workforce recruitment and labour supply from 2022’ including changes to acceptable documents for manual checks
- What Identification Document Validation Technology is (IDVT) and how IDVT Service Providers can support your right to work checks
- The pro’s and con’s of retrospective right to work checks
National Minimum Wage Compliance from April 2022
Over 200 employers, including recruitment businesses appeared on the last HMRC name and shame list for failing to pay staff the minimum wage.
Join our FREE webinar and hear our ALP experts explain:
- How to guard against inadvertently falling foul of the National Minimum/Living Wage rules
- What hours count as working hours, including travel, breaks and changing time
- How piece rates, overtime, shift premia, wage deductions and payments impact NMW compliance
Calculating Charge Rates in 2022
Produced annually since 2007, the Charge Rate Guidance supports labour providers and their clients to construct and agree accurate, sustainable and fair charge rates.
The 2022 ALP Guidance takes account of new national minimum/living wages, national insurance thresholds, increased Covid-19, labour sourcing and retention costs.
Join our free webinar and learn about:
- The 2022 National Minimum/Living Wage rates and the associated costs
- How to correctly construct a sustainable charge rate
- Actions to take to address unfair procurement practice and demands.
Procurement of Agency Labour – Is it any fairer?
In 2020, ALP launched the “Fair’s Fair” initiative to support the commercially sustainable procurement of agency labour so that workers never pay the price of poor purchasing practice.
Join our FREE webinar to find out how coronavirus and labour shortages have impacted upon the procurement practices of labour users, including:
- The full results of our 2022 Fairs Fair labour provider survey
- What good looks like – implementing a fair procurement process
- When things go wrong – where and how to report exploitation to facilitate a level playing field
Recruiting and employing workers with disabilities
“What Agency Workers Want” – getting it right to maximise retention
In these days of ongoing labour shortages, every worker retained is one you don’t have to replace and one more you can supply.
Maximising agency worker retention reduces the need for recruitment, induction and training; minimising costs and improving service to clients.
Join our FREE webinar to find out how to:
- Communicate effectively with workers to understand what they really want from their work
- Develop retention strategies based around being an employer of choice
- Engage workers, turning them into advocates for your business
TUPE, Transfers and Temp to Perm
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) and other various laws which come into play during transfers and ‘temp to perm’ are complex and potentially costly for labour providers and labour users who get it wrong.
These issues arise every time a labour provider wins or loses a contract and every time a client wants to engage an agency worker directly.
Protect your business against costly mistakes by attending our FREE webinar and hearing our ALP experts explain:
- When TUPE applies and what a compliant transfer process looks like
- How to transfer workforces between labour providers when TUPE doesn’t apply
- Charging clients for temp to perm transfers – statutory and contractual requirements