ARC Network Meeting – May

Date: Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time: 14:00 – 17:00 (Registration from 13.30)

Location: CBI | Cannon Place | 78 Cannon Street | London | EC4N 6HN (Berners- Lee and Sharman rooms)

Our meetings allow you to network with colleagues, be kept informed on matters of the moment, voice your concerns about issues affecting recruitment businesses and find out more about how ARC suppliers can support your recruitment organisations.

Keynote speaker: Ben Bruten, Head of Employment at the Agency Standards Inspectorate (BEIS) – ‘Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulation 2019 amendments and the Agency Workers Regulations 2019 amendments’

Speaker: Steve Buxton, Operations Director for Standards in Recruitment – ‘How compliance supports business development and growth.’ 

Plus: Lockton Insurance on how to minimise risk.

How to book 

The meetings are free for ARC members and £50+VAT for non-members.  Non-members are very welcome to attend but are restricted to a maximum of two network meetings per calendar year.

Pre-registration is essential as places are limited. To book your place, please call us on 01273 777 997.

More information

In his presentation Steve will explain the key steps that support creating a compliant recruitment business and the benefits it can bring, including:

  • Management buy-in
  • Legislation
  • Training
  • Processes
  • Policies & documentation
  • Change control
  • Internal communication

About Steve Buxton

Steve joined the Army in 1971 as an apprentice in the Royal Corps of Signals, leaving in 1998 as a Warrant Officer Class 1. He entered the Recruitment sector in May 1998 joining an IT recruitment business  FDM Group  in Brighton as their Operations Manager, over the next 16 years Steve was a member of the senior management team with  direct involvement with contract management, legal, HR, immigration, property,  purchasing,  ISO9001 and compliance.  During his time with FDM, the Group expanded their sphere of operations to Brussels, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Washington, Manchester, New York,  London, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Toronto and Glasgow. Steve retired in August 2014 following the Groups listing on the FTSE market in June of that year. Steve joined Standards in Recruitment in January 2015 to run the SIR accreditation schemes auditing process.