ALP Academy

Modular labour supply and workforce management training for UK supply chains and labour providers. Up to date, practical and cost effective and designed and delivered by industry experts.

Online, in-house and bespoke training workshops suitable for individuals, a small team, or as a development programme across departments and organisations.

Combine any modules, in your preferred order, or ask us to design something entirely new to meet your needs.

Choose your workshop duration from introductory overviews to full day masterclasses, or break down workshops into bite sized chunks with our Foundation Programmes, if you prefer to spread learning over a number of weeks.

For more information please contact 01276 509306 or email ALP.  To book delegates onto open workshops, email info@labourproviders.org.uk.  Current dates are listed here, but if you don’t see the availability you need, please give us a call. For ALP Academy terms and conditions please click here.

Category: Recruiting and Retaining Agency Workers

Academy Foundation Programme – Recruiting and retaining workers
Learn how to find and keep the workers you need with tools and strategies to help your business become an employer of choice.
  • Identify the people and communities that make up the current labour pool available to your business, and learn to use a wide range of methods to attract the workers you need
  • Implement effective and compliant recruitment processes from application forms and key information documents to interviews, testing and references
  • Make best use of your existing workers with effective planning, engagement and retention strategies
  • Identify the people and communities that make up the current labour pool available to your business, and learn to use a wide range of methods to attract the workers you need
  • Implement effective and compliant recruitment processes from application forms and key information documents to interviews, testing and references
  • Make best use of your existing workers with effective planning, engagement and retention strategies
Understanding the UK Immigration System
Understand the available routes that migrant workers can take to access work in the UK, how to establish right to work, and the impact on your business including existing workers, future recruits and access to labour.
  • Build a strategy to ensure your business can recruit the workers it needs
  • Understand the available routes that migrant workers can take to access work in the UK after 2020, including the points-based system, and the impact on your business including existing workers, future recruits and access to labour
  • Ensure that Right to Work processes are up to date and compliant
  • Build a strategy to ensure your business can recruit the workers it needs
  • Understand the available routes that migrant workers can take to access work in the UK after 2020, including the points-based system, and the impact on your business including existing workers, future recruits and access to labour
  • Ensure that Right to Work processes are up to date and compliant
Preventing Illegal Working and Ensuring Effective Right to Work Policies
Establish a valid statutory excuse for all workers ensuring compliance with legislation.
  • Understand the entry routes to work legally in the UK including allowable documents and recognising forged and counterfeit ID
  • Establish a valid statutory excuse for all workers and staff ensuring compliance with legislation.
  • Implement the latest technology to automatically detect forged documents and impostors
  • Understand the entry routes to work legally in the UK including allowable documents and recognising forged and counterfeit ID
  • Establish a valid statutory excuse for all workers and staff ensuring compliance with legislation.
  • Implement the latest technology to automatically detect forged documents and impostors
Applying an Effective Workforce Planning Strategy
Plan recruitment activity to deliver the numbers and skills of workers required and control and reduce overtime and downtime.
  • Plan recruitment activity confident in the numbers and skills of workers required
  • Minimise risks in the recruitment supply chain (recruiting in a hurry leads to an increase in risk)
  • Control and reduce overtime and downtime
  • Plan recruitment activity confident in the numbers and skills of workers required
  • Minimise risks in the recruitment supply chain (recruiting in a hurry leads to an increase in risk)
  • Control and reduce overtime and downtime
Labour Sourcing – Maximising your Applicant Pool
Find the workers your business needs.
  • Establish effective policy supported by robust processes and the right recruitment team to ensure your business is seen as an employer of choice
  • Identify the types of people and communities that make up the current labour pool available to your business
  • Use a wide range of methods to find the workers your business needs.
  • Establish effective policy supported by robust processes and the right recruitment team to ensure your business is seen as an employer of choice
  • Identify the types of people and communities that make up the current labour pool available to your business
  • Use a wide range of methods to find the workers your business needs.
Using Social Media to Effectively Source Workers
Build engaging, effective and efficient social media recruitment campaigns.
  • Learn to target your worker demographic and which social media channels work for your business
  • Build effective and efficient social media recruitment campaigns.
  • Take away a review of your social media footprint and effectiveness, a completed social media strategy and a proven project plan to implement immediately
  • Learn to target your worker demographic and which social media channels work for your business
  • Build effective and efficient social media recruitment campaigns.
  • Take away a review of your social media footprint and effectiveness, a completed social media strategy and a proven project plan to implement immediately
Recruiting Agency Workers – from Applicant to Available
Maximise your interview bookings with effective and compliant recruitment processes from ad response to interviews, testing and references.
  • Maximise your interview bookings with effective ad response processes
  • Implement effective and compliant recruitment processes from Application forms and Key Information Documents to interviews, testing and references
  • Treat workers as customers to become an employer of choice
  • Maximise your interview bookings with effective ad response processes
  • Implement effective and compliant recruitment processes from Application forms and Key Information Documents to interviews, testing and references
  • Treat workers as customers to become an employer of choice
Implementing an Effective Labour Retention Strategy
Build worker focused onboarding, training, communication and engagement processes to maximise worker retention and therefore minimise worker turnover and its associated costs.
  • Establish a strategy and policy on retaining workers using our Retention Strategy Development Checklist
  • Build worker focussed onboarding, training, communication and engagement processes
  • Accurately monitor and measure turnover and its associated costs
  • Establish a strategy and policy on retaining workers using our Retention Strategy Development Checklist
  • Build worker focussed onboarding, training, communication and engagement processes
  • Accurately monitor and measure turnover and its associated costs
Using Technology to Effectively Enhance your Recruitment Operations
Understand how technology can improve your recruitment, onboarding and documentation processes and efficiency - includes recommendations for free resources.
  • Learn about technology that could improve your recruitment, onboarding and documentation processes and efficiency
  • Understand what technology could improve the candidate/worker experience and increase your conversion rate.
  • Learn how Automation and Outsourcing could improve your business model and productivity
  • Learn about technology that could improve your recruitment, onboarding and documentation processes and efficiency
  • Understand what technology could improve the candidate/worker experience and increase your conversion rate.
  • Learn how Automation and Outsourcing could improve your business model and productivity
Open Recruiting – Removing Barriers to Recruitment
Access workers who go the extra mile to secure results, stay with their employer for longer, have a strong commitment to the organisation and lower rates of absenteeism.
  • Access workers who go the extra mile to secure results, stay with their employer for longer, have a strong commitment to the organisation and lower rates of absenteeism
  • Resolve skills and labour shortages by widening your potential candidate pool
  • Help to reduce social problems, and demonstrate your commitment to your local community
  • Access workers who go the extra mile to secure results, stay with their employer for longer, have a strong commitment to the organisation and lower rates of absenteeism
  • Resolve skills and labour shortages by widening your potential candidate pool
  • Help to reduce social problems, and demonstrate your commitment to your local community