Poppypride was set up to offer professional employer services in agriculture, horticulture, food processing and packaging. Everyone involved in the fresh food industry benefits from expert support in payroll, HR management, Auto Enrolment administration and benefits.
Our objective is to empower employers and agencies to gain the competitive advantage in the UK market.
On one hand, workers get access to world-class benefits and an opportunity to invest in a rewarding pension scheme, which are usually offered to permanent employees. On the other, employers and agencies get compliant payroll services and business protection to function better than ever before.
By joining Poppypride, you no longer deal with the administrative or legislative issues associated with your workers’ payroll or auto-enrolment. On top of that, you also get employment law consultancy services and benefits for everyone in your workforce.
A dedicated team of specialists, who understands your needs and has years of experience, eases your responsibilities, allowing you to broaden your operations.
To empower British businesses & recruitment agencies by enhancing the employment experience for everyone:
agencies providing workers
employers in the GLAA regulated sectors
Our employment organisation gives agencies and employers the privilege to offer their workers blue chip benefits, attracting and retaining highly skilled workers. Whether they’re seasonal or permanent, they both have the same access. These benefits keep them healthy, happy and motivated.
As Britain faces new uncertainties in the wake of the Brexit vote, we are determined to maintain our clients’ competitive edge by constantly developing innovative solutions for everyone to succeed.
WE ARE GLAA LICENSE HOLDERS
Poppypride is licensed by the Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority, a Non Departmental Public Body of the UK Government. GLAA regulates businesses that provide workers to the fresh produce supply chain and horticulture industry, to make sure they meet the employment standards required by law.
Employers and labour suppliers, such as recruitment agencies, must be licensed to employ workers for the horticultural, processing & packaging industries.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF LICENSING?
Workers receive fair treatment & entitlements (pay, benefits, conditions)
Higher industry standards
Food producers and packers get workers from legitimate providers and get informed if providers’ licenses get revoked
Food for consumers is picked & packed properly
PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH NON-COMPLIANCE
There are 4 penalties associated with the Gangmasters Licensing Authority:
Working as an unlicensed Gangmaster (up to 10 years)
Using an unlicensed Gangmaster (up to 6 months)
Showing false documentation / possessing a false license
Obstructing compliance enforcement