Gangmasters Licensing Authority


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Gangmasters Licensing Authority

a body charged, among other things, with licensing a person acting as a GANGMASTER, ensuring the carrying out of such inspections as it considers necessary of persons holding licences and keeping under review generally the activities of persons acting as gangmasters.
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The labour market consultation includes 4 proposals to build on the effectiveness of the current regime:a new offence of aggravated breach of labour market legislation for the worst offenders,police-style powers and a wider remit for the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA), to enable it to tackle serious exploitation,a new Director of Labour Market Enforcement, to set priorities across enforcement bodies dealing with everything from criminal activity to payroll errors,increased intelligence and data sharing between the existing enforcement bodies and also other bodies such as the National Crime Agency, police forces and local authorities to increase the targeting of enforcement
Sir, Reports have suggested the Gangmasters Licensing Authority is under threat of abolition from the government's Red Tape Challenge.
A huge operation to ensure safety is being led by police, the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) and Merseyside Fire and Rescue, which has moved its hovercraft to Southport for the duration of the harvest window.
Rosa's shocking exploitation emerged after he was investigated by the regulatory body the Gangmasters Licensing Authority, which had received a tip-off.
There are a staggering 1,200 and some of them sound like a Monty Python sketch, like the scary-sounding Gangmasters Licensing Authority.
The Gangmasters Licensing Authority has pledged to target firms and individuals who profit by employing eastern European and Asian workers to staff food factories and farms in the region.
Plaid Cymru MP Adam Price said it was "shocking and disgraceful" the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) was covering Wales from the West Midlands and North West of England.
The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) has been set up to bring an end to the exploitation of labour in the food manufacturing business.
The police are working with Newcastle City Council, National Crime Agency, Crown Prosecution Service, Gangmasters Licensing Authority, British Red Cross and Hope for Justice to carry out the operation.
The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) and the UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner's office have announced that they will support a self-regulatory licence for the procurement profession, as advocated by CIPS.
Home Office officials will deal with illegal immigrants, while the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) will target human traffickers.