Our Compliance

Our recruitment process includes all the regulatory requirements relating to compliance and regulation. Our knowledge and experience give our clients complete peace of mind.

Handling all the challenges that recruitment compliance brings, MK Personnel Solutions ensures that all legal and regulatory matters are carefully taken care off to give our clients complete peace of mind and assurance.With a fully trained and dedicated compliance team, our knowledge and skills allow us to take the complexities of regulation and break them down into easy to follow rules and procedures.

The outcome is compliance which is managed with day to day ease and constancy, ensuring all necessary rules and obligations are meet and adhered to.

The welfare of our workers is also of equally great importance to MK Personnel Solutions who ensure their complete safety and care at all times.

We value diversity and promote inclusion with full compliance with equal employment opportunities and polices throughout the requirement process.

This allows the recruitment for our clients to be equal and fair with no discrimination on the grounds of age, sex or ethnicity and applicants have the necessary rights to work in the UK.

MK Personnel Solutions ensure legislative compliance to;

Our recruitment process includes all the regulatory requirements relating to compliance and regulation. Our knowledge and experience give our clients complete peace of mind.

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 ensures the legal protection of people from discrimination in both the workplace and wider society. It sets out the different ways in which it is unlawful to treat someone such as on the grounds of age, sex and ethnicity.

The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006

The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 places on employer’s full legal responsibility to ensure all new staff recruited are eligible to work in the UK. Failure to follow the fact can result in substantial penalties for employing unauthorised migrant workers.

Disclosure and Barring Service

Replacing the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA), The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) ensures employers make safe and informed recruitment decisions to stop inappropriate people working with vulnerable groups such as children.

National Minimum Wage

Set by Government and review regularly, the National Minimum Wage sets the minimum amount workers must get paid on average for the hours they work. Worked out differently for different age groups, failure to comply can carry a penalty of up to £20,000.

Agency Worker Regulations

Introduced in 2011, the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR) ensures agency workers are not treated differently to permanent employees in regard to paying and working conditions after 12 weeks of service in the same job. It also ensures they receive equal access to permanent employee facilities and opportunities.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Created in 1974, the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 allows people with convictions to be reintegrated into society by having the right to legally ignore their conviction after a period of time. The Act allows cautions, convictions, final warning and reprimands to respect of a certain offence to be considered ‘spent’ after a specified period of time.

Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR

Controlling how personal and private information is used by organisations and businesses, the Data Protection Act and GDPR, imposes strict rules on how such data is used, collated, stored and shared. It gives the owners of the data greater powers to request to see the information held on them plus to amend inaccuracies or ask for its complete removal.

Employment Agencies Act 1973

The Employment Agencies Act 1973 regulates the conduct of employment agencies which recruit and manage temporary and permanent labour. It ensures the welfare of candidates who use such agencies to find work and present such agencies from acting illegally such as charging registration fees or advertising no existent jobs.

Anti-Slavery & Human Trafficking Policy Statement

MK Personnel Solutions Ltd confirms that there are no forced Labourers/workers /trafficked persons working in their organisation or supply chain.MK Personnel Solutions Ltd takes very seriously Modern Slavery Act 2015 and takes every precaution to protect its workers from such acts whereby risk assessments are done and the workers are not exposed to unsafe working conditions paid at least the national minimum wage and not expected to work excessive hours to fulfil their duties.

MK Personnel Solutions Ltd checks Due Diligence from its clients and is an Equal Opportunity Company and all Staff working for our organisation and supply chain are aware of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Any staff member/worker wishing to discuss the Modern Slavery Act 2015 or has any concerns are advised accordingly.

MK Personnel Solutions Ltd are always looking to improve and train staff in combating any form of Modern Slavery/Abuse and welcomes any further advice from Federations/Organisations for the future.

Please note: The above explanations relating to our compliance procedures have been shortened to provide only a quick overview of what each act, regulation or legislation cover. The information is therefore for guidance only and does not suggest or imply a complete overview and understanding of the act, law, regulation or legislation discussed.