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NEWS: Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) publishes independent impact assessment findings

The Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) has today published the findings of an independent impact assessment undertaken in late 2021. The assessment was carried out to assess the impact of the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit Sponsor Programme. Through the programme, suppliers and labour providers/recruiters in Sponsors’ supply chains benefit from an online tool, training and practical resources… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: RRT launches a Labour Supply Chain Due Diligence Checklist

Today, the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) launches a Labour Supply Chain Due Diligence Checklist. It is a free-to-access, business-friendly practical guide to conduct due diligence in the organisation’s labour supply chain. Since the launch of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in 2011, companies are obligated to respect human rights within… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Guidance launched to support responsible recruitment of workers during Covid-19

Monday 1st June – Today, the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) and Stronger Together jointly launch a practical guide to implementing responsible recruitment during and coming out of Covid-19. Since the World Health Organisation declared Coronavirus (Covid-19) a global pandemic on 11th March 2020, Governments around the world have taken different approaches to ‘lockdown’, ‘social distancing’… Read more »

Upholding Responsible Recruitment is Key to Maintain Resilient Supply Chains Throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic and Beyond

When the global Covid-19 pandemic was confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020, most of us did not anticipate the scale of change on its way. Its structural impact on society, the private sector and the scale of governments’ interventions has been unprecedented. The pandemic has caused severe disruption to global… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Growing group of leading companies extends the exceptional package of support available to their supply chains to drive the responsible recruitment of workers

UK retailers Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Kingfisher, M&S, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners, joined by leading outsourced workforce management expert Geometric Results International (GRI), have today extended the benefits available to their suppliers and recruitment businesses in global supply chains to support them to achieve and demonstrate responsible recruitment practices. Recruitment and the supply of… Read more »

BLOG: Top Responsible Recruitment Themes in the Coming Year

As our new RRT Sponsorship year kicks off, I’ve been reflecting on what look to be some of the key responsible recruitment themes in the coming year. Here’s my top five: Covid-19, responsible recruitment and vaccinations Labour supply chain due diligence and liability Changing migration patterns and the responsible recruitment of local workers Increasing models… Read more »