Content: Classroom module 1 (half day) –
- What is a gangmaster? Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004: definition of acting as a gangmaster
- Why use a gangmaster?
- The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA): the UK’s sole regulatory body for gangmasters
- The need for a GLA licence
- GLA standards: what are they?
- Assessment and compliance with GLA standards; criminal offences
- Typical examples of gangmasters and the issues surrounding sub-contracting, farmers lending staff to other farmers, self-employed workers and workers hiring workers
- The Modern Slavery Act 2015: the requirements and how it fits with gangmasters.
Classroom module 2 (half day) –
- How to source and use temporary labour
- What if it all goes wrong? Cost, reputation, prosecutions
- Proper auditing: auditing gangmasters, auditing workers
- Rates payable to gangmasters: suggested rates and who decides them
- General matters, e.g. right to work in the UK, health and safety, accommodation, working conditions, induction and training, breaks, overtime and time off, transport, seasonal workers, record keeping, financial dos and don’ts and vicarious liability
- The “Stronger Together” initiative
- Practical examples, exercises and discussions
Content for this course has been written in consultation with the Gangmasters Licencing Authority.
Trainers are accredited by ARTIS
Participants receive an ARTIS Accredited Certificate