Your First Choice In This Highly Regulated Sector

M4 Specialist hold a licence with the GLAA (Gangmasters Labour Abuse Authority) for the provision of Agency Labour into this highly regulated sector.

Licence Number MREC0009 – Click here to view register

At M4 Specialist we have a dedicated team of Account Managers with specialist knowledge and experience of providing recruitment services to sectors covered by the GLAA. Our experience extends from the harvesting and gathering of fresh produce though to the packaging and production of food products including Salads, Meat and Fish Products, Flowers and manufactured products such as Ready Meals and Sandwiches.

Sectors covered:

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Food Production / Manufacturing
  • Food Packaging

GLAA Licensing Standards

The standards we adhere to are all legal requirements to protect workers from poor treatment and exploitation. They cover issues such as working hours, training, terms and conditions, the national minimum wage and transport to ensure labour providers meet the basic safety and welfare standards.

There are also conditions attached to the licence holder and Principal Authority to check they are ‘fit and proper’ to hold a licence.

There are 8 standards covering the following subject areas:

  • Fit and Proper Test
  • Pay and Tax matters
  • Prevention of Forced Labour and Mistreatment of Workers
  • Accommodation
  • Working conditions
  • Health and Safety
  • Recruiting Workers and Contractual Arrangements
  • Sub-Contracting and Using Other Labour Providers

Click for more information on the GLAA standards

Job Roles we recruit for

Stronger Together

In addition to the conditions of our GLAA licence, M4 Specialist are a Stronger Together Business Partner, demonstrating our commitments to tackling hidden labour exploitation and abuse.

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Support Options Tailored to support your needs:

Local Branch Supply

Our network of branch locations can offer a unique personal service at a competitive price. With a vast knowledge of the local employment market, they have ample resources at their disposal to provide a wide range of highly trained and experienced temporary personnel.

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Master Vend

Often the best choice for Clients with a high usage of temporary personnel that are subject to peak periods, our master vendor solution delivers a consistent level of service through our trusted network of 2nd tier suppliers.

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On-site Presence

For sites with a 'high' Agency usage it may be beneficial to introduce a full or partial on-site recruitment team. This team will oversee all aspects of the Recruitment process including Training, Inductions, Briefing/Debriefing, Payroll, HR, Service Level Monitoring and Reporting.

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Complete Resource Management

Through this model M4 are able to deliver specific improvements to performance and productivity management, achieved through a number of initiatives including; smaller work groups, productivity planning and rewards, training in best practice work methods, improved staff engagement and KPI monitoring.

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