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Our Policies

STR is committed to delivering a service to the highest professional standards

As a corporate member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), STR agrees to abide by the REC Code of Professional Practice. By following the Code we actively demonstrate our commitment to professional and ethical recruitment, providing a service based on honesty, respect and equality for all, and integrity and social responsibility. 

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STR's commitment to diversity

STR is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a recruitment service that is completely non-discriminatory. We work with the following organisations to ensure fair and respectful treatment of clients, candidates and staff across all aspects of our business:

  • Employers Forum on Disability
  • Institute for Public Policy Research on racial equality and diversity in the private sector
  • Age Concern in relation to age diversity
  • A range of organisations attached to the Department for Work and Pensions on age, gender, parenting and disability issues.

The confidential equal opportunities information collected from candidates at registration is monitored, to ensure that we continue to cater for a diverse range of jobseekers. If you would like any further information about STR’s commitment to diversity, or would like to give us any comments or feedback, please contact us. 

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Our Accreditations

Corporate Member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)

Membership of the REC means you are dealing with a recruitment agency that is committed to following best practice in recruitment.REC members sign up to the REC's Code of Professional Practice that provides a set of quality assurances for employers and jobseekers alike. Members with REC-audited status have been independently confirmed as fully compliant with industry regulations and best practice.

REC members pledge to comply with all relevant legislation, have fair and honest terms of business, actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and respect confidentiality. REC membership means that recruitment agencies are kept up to date with legislative changes and industry best practice to ensure they can act in the best interests of clients and jobseekers.

Full certification to ISO 9001:2008

STR has the full certification to the Quality Standard ISO 9001:2008, an internationally recognised standard for an organisation's internal Quality Management. The term 'quality' refers to all those features of a product or service which are required by the customer. An organisation's 'Quality Management' refers to an organisation's actions to ensure that its products or services satisfy customer quality requirements and complies with any regulations applicable to those products or services.

Regional Winner of the National Training Awards

The National Training Awards are the premier accolade for training and development in the UK and are run by UK Skills on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Awards identify and celebrate organisations and individuals that have achieved outstanding business and personal success through investment in training. The Awards are unique because entries are received from all sectors, industries and areas across the UK and in return the entrants are provided with the exceptional opportunity to have their training judged against the best in the UK. Winning this Award demonstrates our commitment to investing in people, and positions STR as a forward-thinking organisation with a competitive edge.