The independent mark of excellence
Impartial independent accreditation
Recruit with Confidence
Accreditation demonstrates commitment to compliance
Trust for hirers and candidates

A global independent compliance programme for recruitment businesses

An easy to follow compliance guide that reflects standards that your clients and candidates expect.

Applicable to all sectors, independent of any trade association membership.

A programme that strengthens your business and adds real value at every stage.

With a two year accreditation cycle to ensure continuous and reliable proof of compliance, the SiR mark of excellence is a unique business qualification that sets you apart from your competitors.

SiR – a new era in compliance for recruitment businesses

Independence means impartiality

Our independent on site audits provide arms length evidence of compliance free of membership conflicts.

Flexible pathway to compliance

Adaptable to all operations, the standards reflect business and recruitment good practice, the process helps you comply.

Standards by stakeholders

Compliance standards set by hirers and agencies reflect common customer expectations across every sector globally.

  • "An excellent framework for consultants to drive their performance ..."

    Howard Bridgwater, The Management Recruitment Group
  • "... comprehensive and consistent standards ... it answers a longstanding need for quality assurance within the recruitment industry

    Jonathan Land, Senior HR Business PartnerMarshall ADG
  • "SiR is reassuringly robust for education hirers like us..."

    Sukwinder Samra, School Head Elmhurst Primary School
  • "The accreditation process has been rewarding and the SiR accreditation itself is an achievement that we are proud of..."

    Kevan Bishop, MDAeropeople Ltd
  • "We found the standards and audit processes very thought provoking, and it made us examine how we go about our business with a continued focus on quality, which we found very encouraging..."

    Steven Watson, Compliance ManagerCampion Wilcocks

SiR – THE INDEPENDENT MARK OF EXCELLENCE