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Scotland revises international recruitment code of practice

The Scottish Government has revised its code of practice for the international recruitment of care home personnel.

The revised guide addresses the following areas:

  • Strengthens the best practice benchmarks to ensure fairness and consistency in employment contracts and set out principles on the use of repayment clauses in employment contracts
  • Sets out the routes of escalation for concerns about exploitative recruitment or employment practices and breaches of the code
  • Provides more clarity on how the code applies to different international recruitment models
  • Introduces a knowledge test for recruiting organisations applying to be on the Ethical Recruiters List

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