Do you work through an agency, have you recently applied for a new job, or do you have information about a recruiter where you or a colleague have experienced fraudulent or unfair activity?
If you suspect that you have been targeted, treated unfairly or been the victim of a scam, then the Safer-Jobs team would like to learn about your experience.*
* All information provided is treated in the strictest confidence.
SAFERjobs is a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation designed to support job seekers, agency staff, and contractors with any suspected fraud, malpractice, breach of legislation, or poor experience they may encounter. SAFERjobs is supported by the DWP, BEIS, Metropolitan Police, and other government and industry organisations.
If you have experienced any issues, please let us know by hitting the report button, we would love to hear from you. To see which recruiters have committed to job seeker and agency staff welfare see the below list or visit the Who We Work With page.
SAFERjobs also helps raise awareness and combats criminal activities facing recruiters. To get information on protecting your business and to join the SAFERjobs campaign, recruiters (job boards and recruitment companies) should visit the Recruiters page of this website.
Get Safe Online, Safer-Jobs and Action Fraud are warning young people to take precautions whilst looking for jobs online, to avoid falling victim to scammers.
Online job fraud now affects thousands of people in the UK every year – with the average scam costing the victim around £4,000.
Last year, over 700,000 job hunters reported losing more than £500,000 in alleged fraud – and in just two years, there’s been a 300% rise in job scams.
The following job boards promote job scam awareness and take seriously the campaign for a safer job search by advertising SAFERjobs on their websites: Adview, Adzuna, CWJobs, CV Library, e4s, Empty Lemon, Executives on the Web, Globe UK, Guardian Jobs, Gumtree, Indeed, Inploi, Job Magpie, Jobsite, Jobs Bucks, Jobs Today, Junior Broker, Media Sales Exec, My Job Matcher, MyjobScotland, Monster, NHS Jobs, reed.co.uk, S1 Jobs, Sales Negotiator, Techno Jobs, TipTopJob, Totaljobs, Universal Jobmatch, and Zip Recruiter.
The following recruiters promote job scam awareness and take seriously the campaign for a safer job search by advertising SAFERjobs on their websites: Austin Benn, Blue Arrow, Bluestones Medical, Carbon60, Career Teachers, Care Providers, Celsian Education, Chadwick Nott, Guidant Group, Hewitson Group, Interact Medical, Last Minute Healthcare, Lorien, Manpower, Medacs, Medisec UK, My Locum, New Directions, Onezeero., REED, SRG, and Tate.