Huddersfield recruitment agency Stafflex has retained Audited Education status with the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
The agency was assessed against the requirements of the Employment Agencies Act, the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003 and the REC’s Code of Professional Practice. Only 1% of recruitment agencies in the UK managed to achieve the REC Audited Education Gold status.
The initiative run by the REC, the professional body for the UK’s £31 billion private recruitment industry, is the most comprehensive audit of its kind. It provides successful recruiters with an accreditation which confirms the agency is conducting its business ethically, in accordance with the legal requirements and with the REC Code.
REC Chief Executive, Kevin Green added: “Congratulations to Stafflex for achieving REC Audited status. In doing so they join an elite group of recruitment agencies across the UK that have achieved this high standard.”
“This accreditation recognises that we have rigorously audited Stafflex and found that it is performing to the highest professional standards and represents best practice in our sector.”
Established in 2000, Stafflex are experts in providing qualified, skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled personnel to the Education, Office and Industrial sectors.
Commenting on achieving REC Audited status, Rosie Stahelin, Education team manager at Stafflex said: “This accreditation demonstrates the high standard of service, commitment and professionalism that we deliver on a daily basis. Our clients can be confident that we adhere to the highest standards of best practice within the recruitment industry and education sector.”