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Modern slavery is a heinous crime and a morally reprehensible act that deprives a person's liberty and dignity for another person's gain. It is a real problem for millions of people around the world, including many in developed countries, who are being kept and exploited in various forms of slavery. Every company is at risk of being involved in this crime through its own operations and its supply chain.

At The Job People Limited, we have a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and are fully committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our operation and supply chain. We have taken concrete steps to tackle modern slavery, as outlined in our statement. This statement sets out the actions that we have taken to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to our business, and to implement steps to prevent slavery and human trafficking during the financial year 2023.

The Job People Limited recognise the importance of tackling Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking and throughout all of our processes we strive for the highest ethical standards in order to prevent and identify any such crimes.

Our business and supply chains

As a labour provider to all industries, we acknowledge that the biggest exposure to modern slavery is via our recruitment processes, so we ensure that we are meticulous in ensuring this process is robust to uncover any concerns.

We establish a relationship of trust and integrity with all our customers, which is built upon mutually beneficial factors. The Job People Limited, as a Labour Provider, are committed to working alongside any organisation which will support in the overall aim of reducing Modern Slavery within our supply chain and across the UK. This commitment applies to all persons working for us or on our behalf in any capacity, including employees at all levels, directors, officers, agency workers, seconded workers, volunteers, interns, agents, contractors, external consultants, third-party representatives and business partners.


The Job People Limited operates the following policies for identifying and preventing slavery and human trafficking in our operations:

  • Whistleblowing Policy - we encourage all employees, customers and suppliers to report any suspicion of slavery or human trafficking without fear of retaliation. We provide a confidential helpline to protect the identity of whistle-blowers.
  • Code of Conduct - our code encourages employees to do the right thing by clearly stating the actions and behaviour expected of them when representing the business. We strive to maintain the highest standards of employee conduct and ethical behaviour when operating abroad and managing our supply chain.
  • Responsible Sourcing and Supply- which is a commitment to ensuring when recruiting workers for our clients there is a responsible approach to all laws and procedures throughout the whole process.


The Job People Limited has raised awareness of modern slavery issues by ensuring all internal employees are trained and are aware of the resources available to us to focus and raise awareness of modern slavery within the supply chains. Employees are aware of what to do to raise any concerns of modern slavery.

The attendance of webinars and workshops provided by external companies such as the Association of Labour Providers, Stronger Together and the Gangmaster Labour and Abuse Authority is promoted to all relevant staff and top-level management in order to maintain knowledge and distribute across the business.

Key members of the business have undertaken the Certificate in Professional Development for Investigating Modern Slavery. This course has been developed by the GLAA in conjunction with Derby University and provides guidance on how to conduct an investigation effectively whilst protecting potential victims.


The Job People Limited are committed to ensuring that best practice is followed at all times. We will continue to assess the risks of any form of Modern Slavery taking place within our operations and implement processes and polices to try to minimise these risks, we are able to support the relevant Government authorities in reporting any identified situations, and as such protect our business, our Labour Users businesses and first and foremost, our Temporary Workers.

This statement has been made in accordance with the reporting requirements of Clause 54, Part 6 of the UK Modern Slavery Act and has been approved by:

Neil Cooksey
Managing Director
January 2023

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The Job People - Registration - Privacy Notice

In order for us to offer you work finding services we will need to collect certain personal information from you in accordance with our privacy policy. Please read this and scroll to the bottom to continue.

The Job People Limited (14315987), (referred to as "The Company", "Our" "We", "Us") are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information and meeting our data protection obligations when handling data. This Privacy Notice informs you how we process the personal information we collect from you.

The Job People is the "Controller" of the Personal Data you provide to us meaning we determine the purposes and means of the processing of your personal data in relation to work finding services.

Why do we need to collect your data and how do we get the data?

In order for us to offer you work finding services we will need to collect certain personal information from you to allow us to perform our contract with you and to enable us to comply with our legal obligations. We may also obtain data about you indirectly from other sources such as your referees, job board websites, including social media platforms, personal recommendations and from our clients during the performance of your duties whilst on assignments.

What type of Personal Data will be collected?

(Please note that the list below of categories of personal data we may collect is not exhaustive)

  • our legal and professional advisors;
  • master and neutral vendors or umbrella companies for payroll purposes;
  • third parties for referencing or audit purposes;
  • suppliers, customers and partnering employment businesses for the performance and compliance obligations of any contract we enter into with them or you;
  • our client's supply chain auditors
  • our benefit providers;
  • statutory authorities such as HMRC; and,
  • where legally obliged to, such as by applicable court order or law

What type of Sensitive Personal Data will be collected?

  • Your immigration status, Nationality and Ethnic origin;
  • details regarding your health;
  • samples to perform drug and alcohol testing;and,
  • fingerprint and hand scans.

This information is collected either to comply with our obligations under employment law; or, where this does not apply, we will request your explicit consent.

How will my Personal Data be used?

The data we hold and process will be used for our management and administrative use within the work finding services that we provide to you. We will keep and use it to manage our relationship with you effectively, lawfully and appropriately, during the recruitment process, during the duration of your contract with us and at the time when your contract ends and after you have left. This includes recruitment services, payroll, performance management, legal and compliance reporting obligations and internal, external and client or third-party audits.

We do not undertake automated decision making or profiling.

Who will you share my data with?

We will share your personal data with our clients. This is fundamental and essential to:

  • Introduce you to our client contacts for temporary assignments and permanent employment;
  • enable our clients to observe their obligations where your personal data is necessary for your assignment (for example; for driving assignments we will share your driving licence); and,
  • to enable our clients to audit our processes and compliance with our legal obligations in relation to supplying temporary labour.

We may also share your personal data that is necessary with:

  • Your name, address, date of birth, contact details, marital status and gender;
  • Your emergency contact details;
  • Your employment history;
  • Your driving licence;
  • Details of criminal convictions if this is required for a role that you are interested in applying for
  • Information required to pay you such as your bank details and NI number;
  • Your photograph;
  • Time and attendance data;
  • CCTV images where we or our clients operate CCTV; and,
  • Information on your interests and needs regarding future employment.

No third parties shall have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so or it is necessary in order to offer you work finding services or for the performance of your contract. In this case, only the personal data that is relevant and necessary shall be shared/transferred.

We do not envisage that your data would be transferred outside the EU. If we perceive the need to do that, we would discuss that with you and explain the legal basis for the transfer of the data at that stage.

What is our legal basis for processing your Personal Data?

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), our lawful basis we rely on for processing this information are:

  1. for the purpose of carrying out the contractual relationship or to take steps to enter into an contractual relationship;
  2. to comply with our legal obligations; and/or,
  3. for the purposes of our "legitimate interests" (except where such interests are overridden by your interests, rights or freedoms).

Our "legitimate interests" for these purposes are the need to:

  1. introduce you to clients and partnering employment businesses for temporary assignments and permanent employment;
  2. process your data to enable us to carry out the contract entered into;
  3. gather and share your data for the purposes of safeguarding your health and safety
  4. transfer your data intra-group for administrative purposes;
  5. process your data for the purposes of ensuring network and information security; and,
  6. protect our legal position in the event of legal proceedings.

Who will process my Personal Data?

Your personal data will be processed by our staff in the UK, our third-party contractors based within the European Union. The Company, may use data processors, which are third party organisations providing services (or elements thereof) to the Company. The Company has a contract in place with all data processors which ensures that all data processors are only permitted to process data in accordance with instructions received by the Company as the data controller and within current data protection legislation. Data processors are not permitted to share your personal information with any third-party organisation.

Where will my Personal Data be stored?

Your Data is stored on our own and third party servers located within the European Union and on paper files held locally for the performance and compliance obligations of any contract we enter into with them or you.

What information will be collected when you visit our website?


Your browser can read cookie files and, in some cases, remember your preferences, e.g., which content to display on the screen. They usually contain two pieces of information - a site name and a unique user ID. You can manage cookies from each of the major browsers. Remember that some of our website's features won't work with cookies turned off.

Usage data

We may process data including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. Our website analytics software is the source of the data, which may be processed for the purposes of analysing and improving the website and associated services.

Do I have to provide you with my Personal Data?

No, you are not required to provide us with your personal data, however, without the necessary data to assess your suitability for work assignments, that enables us to introduce you to our clients we will be unable to offer you work finding services and enter into a contractual relationship with you.

How long will my Personal Data be kept?

Having regard to the original purpose for which the data was processed, we will keep your Personal Data for no longer than is legally required and strictly necessary. You can request a copy of our Document Retention Policy from your local representative.

We will retain your contact details for a period of two years after your last assignment to continue to offer you work finding services. If you no longer wish to be contacted for work during this period, you can let us know by contacting your local representative or via email at

What are my rights?

You have the right to:

Be Forgotten: request that your personal data is deleted
Data Portability: for data held on you to be transmitted to a third party
Withdraw Consent: where we process your personal data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time
Object to Processing: where we process your personal data for the performance of a legal task or in view of our legitimate interests you have the right to object on "grounds relating to your particular situation"
Subject Access: to access information we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as making a "subject access request" or "SAR"
Rectification: request your data is rectified if you consider any information we hold about you is incorrect
Restrict Processing: such as where you have contested the accuracy of the personal data we hold on you, you have the right to block or suppress the further processing of your personal data

You also have a specific right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. The supervisory authority in the UK is the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office).

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website:


Should you have any questions, comments or wish to exercise your rights in relation to your Personal Data, please contact or write to Data Protection Officer, The Job People Limited 120 Vyse St, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, B18 6NF.

Changes to our privacy notice

Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on our notice boards and websites, and where appropriate, we'll notify you verbally. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.