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Our accreditations Part 2

Thu 17th Sep 2015
Professional passport
Professional Passport accreditation is given to Umbrella and Accountancy service solutions providers that have been independently audited to maintain compliance when dealing with their customers.
As an independent professional membership organisation professional Passport work with all sectors of the flexible workers market including Contractors, Agencies, End clients and Providers. Buy maintaining links with all sectors Professional Passport are able to manage benefits for all including cost savings, enhanced protection and simplified processes that work in the real world.
Professional Passport works closely with Government departments and industry trade bodies to identify issues, design the solutions and ensure these solutions meet both regulatory requirements and are practical in the commercial world.
Professional Passport’s processes meet or exceed the standards required by government departments. Professional passport provides are compliant with MSC legislation, and our agency and end client members are fully protected with £5million debt transfer liability insurance.
JIB is the JOINT INDUSTRY BOARD for the Electrical Contracting Industry. The JIB aims to improve the electrical contracting industry through setting standards for employment, welfare, grading and apprentice training. By doing this they help to create a more stable work place for members who enjoy better working conditions.
Our members of the JIB benefit from a ‘one-stop-shop’ for advice on employment issues, offers health and benefits schemes, and gives access to markets other contractors cannot reach.
TEAM Service Providers
TEAM (The Employment Agents Movement) - the largest network of independent recruiters in the UK with over 500 membership locations run by experienced recruiters for recruiters since 1994. TEAM offers clients and candidates one of the widest selections of services and job opportunities. Members of TEAM are the most talented recruiters in the industry and between them cover most of the UK and represent most industry sectors. Members, mostly from owner led independent agencies, are invited to join based on their high degree of commitment and professional level of customer service.
Being a Team Service Provider shows our contractors, and Team Members they can be confident when choosing NWM for their payroll solution.
The Gangmasters Licensing Authority works in partnership to protect vulnerable and exploited workers. They are a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB) governed by an independent Board who regulate businesses that provide workers to the fresh produce supply chain and horticulture industry.
As a GLA Licence holder NWM have been assessed to check they meet the GLA licensing standards which cover health and safety, accommodation, pay, transport and training. Any labour provider in the industry must have a GLA licence to work in the regulated sectors, it is a criminal offence to supply workers without a licence or use an unlicensed labour provider.
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