The British Institute of Recruiters

The Professional Body operating The Recruitment Certification Scheme

The British Institute of Recruiters is the UK’s principle professional body for In-House & Agency Recruiters and operates the Recruitment Certification Scheme.

The BIOR Recruitment Certification Scheme was created with kind input from all 3 of the UK’s enforcement bodies responsible for state enforcement of employment rights:

  • The Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate (EAS)
  • Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs National Minimum and Living Wage enforcement team (HMRC NMW/NLW team)
  • The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA)

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For Agencies
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For Individuals (Agency or In-House)
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About the British Institute of Recruiters

The British Institute of Recruiters BIOR is the professional body for staffing & recruitment. BIOR is the highest standard mark in recruitment providing certification for agencies and individuals.

To become a 'British Institute' the BIOR required approval of the Secretary of State which is only granted to an organisation that is pre-eminent in its field such as a professional body of the highest standing.