Volt has several third-party affiliations and professional accreditations aimed at furthering the company's contribution to the recruitment industry, and commitment as a socially responsible organisation and employer:
- Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)
- Association for the Recruitment Outsourcing Sector (APSCo OutSource)
- Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)
- Gatwick Diamond Business
- American Chamber of Commerce - Singapore
- Project Management Institute - France
- ISO 9001
- Six Sigma
- UN Global Compact
Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)
APSCo is the professional body that represents, supports and promotes the interests of organisations engaged in the supply of business professionals. APSCo represents the professional staffing sector across Europe, providing a powerful, unified voice for a vibrant and innovative sector of the recruitment industry. Volt joined APSCo in 2000 and is one of the association's early members. The company is an active member of the organisation and has contributed fully to APSCo's development of policy, codes of conduct and industry best practice. www.apsco.org
Volt UK work in partnership and are members of ‘APSCo Embrace’
APSCo Embrace is an ED&I hub for members - APSCo Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Resource Hub.
This is part of an all-encompassing ED&I campaign that includes several different strands to support recruitment firms with their own ED&I journey.
Find out more: https://bit.ly/39N7W2U
Association for the Recruitment Outsourcing Sector (APSCo OutSource)
Representing the interests of the outsource providers, they were developed from APSCo as a separate trade body which truly understands the differences between staffing and recruitment outsourcing and specialises in your marketplace. Volt are co-founding members of APSCo OutSource and benefit from:
- Providing an opportunity to shape & focus: Creating a trade association better placed to serve the sector
- A future vision & strategy: To provide a global service and presence
- A trusted badge of quality: Outsource members will be recognised by end user clients as best in class which will help with business development and client retention.
- Representation with Government: Outsource will act as the collective voice of the outsourcing market to lobby government about the impact of legislation and policy on the outsourcing sector
- Best Practice: Outsource will create a peer-to-peer network to debate, discuss and share knowledge
- Collaboration: Outsource will collaborate with other service organisations to provide tailored intelligence and research and provide access to other outsource experts
Staffing Industry Analysts
Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Their Proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. Volt is an active member of the organisation for many years and has contributed fully to SIA's Award's program, knowledge sharing, speaking panel, PR and industry best practice. www.staffingindustry.com
Gatwick Diamond Business
Gatwick Diamond Business has been representing, supporting and empowering local businesses since 1957. Their mission has always been to be the first choice for local businesses looking to grow, develop and wanting to be seen and heard.
Volt is an active member of the organisation and contributes to events, PR and industry best practice. www.gatwickdiamondbusiness.com
American Chamber of Commerce - Singapore
Established in 1973, the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham) is the largest and the most active international business association in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with over 5,000 members representing more than 600 companies. AmCham is a forward-thinking, business-progressive association.
Their goal is to provide the information and facilitate the access and connections that give members insight into the local, regional, and global operating environment, enhance their professional capabilities, and enable them to make well-informed business decisions.
Project Management Institute - France
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading project management organisation with over 500,000 Global Members and over 300 local chapters internationally.
As an early adopter of the ISO 9001 standard in the recruitment industry (since 1993 when it was ISO 9002), Volt has always understood the importance of structured processes and data-driven decisions to deliver improvements to service levels. Volt's quality standards underpin every facet of the company's service, from improving customer satisfaction to invoicing efficiency and legislative compliance across Europe.
Six Sigma is a methodology that aims to improve the quality of business processes by identifying and removing the causes of errors/problems. Volt actively employs Six Sigma methodologies to continually analyse services and ensure they are aligned to each customer's objectives.
Volt joins an impressive list of global corporations where Six Sigma has been credited as a factor in maintaining their advantage in highly competitive markets. At Volt, Six Sigma is proven to work. iSixSigma, the leading online Six Sigma publication, recently named Volt as a Top 10 Best Place to Work, acknowledging Volt for meeting or exceeding expectations in critical employment factors, such as job satisfaction, culture, training, and career development.
UN Global Compact
Launched in July 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is the largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative in the world. Participating organisations are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption.
Volt's commitment to corporate social responsibility derives from the values of citizenship and responsible business practices as put forth by its co-founders more than 60 years ago. Today, the vision of improving lives through meaningful employment and conducting business to the highest ethical standards is fully integrated into the company's global Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. The Global Compact offers a unique strategic platform for Volt to continue to collaborate with its clients, peers, employees and international partners to build a more sustainable and inclusive global economy.
EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
EcoVadis provides the leading solution for monitoring sustainability in global supply chains. Using innovative technology and CSR expertise, they engage companies and help them adopt sustainable practices.
The EcoVadis methodology framework assesses companies' policies and actions as well as published reporting related to the environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement, to create reliable ratings, taking into account each company’s industry, size and geographic location.
VOLT EUROPE LTD has been awarded a silver medal in recognition of CSR achievement! To receive this medal, companies must have an overall score of 46-61.
Volt is pleased to have been recognised with a Silver Award in the Mind 2019/20 Workplace Wellbeing Index. The Index, launched by the mental health charity Mind, is designed to celebrate the good work employers are doing to promote and support positive mental health in the workplace.
The Silver Award is given to employers who have "already started the journey to better mental health at work by developing and implementing initiatives which promote positive mental health for staff."
This Silver Award recognises Volt's long-term commitment to supporting the wellbeing of its staff and promoting positive messages about mental health.