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Q:

What happens to my holiday entitlement?

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The VSG holiday year runs from April to March. Any holiday that you have accrued and not taken at the date of transfer,...

Q:

What will happen if I do not have my P45 when I start my employment with VSG - Will I pay more tax?

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When you transfer you will then be issued a P45 by your current employer - please do not be concerned. This does not mean...

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Do VSG provide relief staff to cover for holidays and sickness?

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VSG recruit, train and develop a team of dedicated staff for the sole purpose of supporting each location. These staff are...

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Which market sectors does VSG supply services to?

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VSG's main sectors of focus are; Retail, Shopping Centres / Property Management, Distribution, Manufacturing, Corporate...

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How do staff communicate issues such as pay queries, holiday booking, rota communication?

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The first point of reference for staff will be their immediate line manager, supported by the contract manager. For example...

Q:

During the consultation process can I nominate someone else to represent me?

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As part of the TUPE process VSG will consult with you on an individual basis. However, you have the right to nominate a...

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Will there be a change in the cleaning chemicals and consumables we use?

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Quite possibly. In our discussions with the client we will agree the chemical and consumables we will use. VSG have approved...

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Will VSG change my terms and conditions of employment?

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Your rights under TUPE mean that VSG cannot reduce your current terms and conditions. Before any future changes, not directly...

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Does VSG provide Safety Training for employees?

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Our Health and Safety Policy is communicated to staff as; Part of company induction training Part of the assignment...

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Does my length of service transfer to VSG?

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Yes.

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Will I be forced to relocate to another VSG place of work after the transfer?

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Your employment is protected for the duration of the contract. We may need to make operational changes but we will always...

Q:

How do VSG manage client accounts?

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As the service provider, VSG needs to demonstrate effective, tight management procedures, which will guarantee that the...

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How many sites do VSG supply security and associated services to?

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VSG currently manage 1,500 Assignments throughout the UK and Ireland.

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Will I receive a new uniform?

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All front-line staff within the VSG Group wear corporate wear. This is issued on an annual basis and is free of charge.

Q:

Why do I need to complete so much paperwork?

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In compliance with the Data Protection Act, VSG must ensure that we have all the information we need to employ you.

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How do VSG manage site based personnel?

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VSG have invested £750,000 to build a bespoke designed Control Room and Alarm Response Centre that complies with and exceeds...

Q:

How many sites do VSG supply security, cleanong and associated services to?

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VSG currently manage 1,500 Assignments throughout the UK and Ireland.


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How many staff does VSG employ?

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VSG operates across the UK and Ireland with 6,000 plus employees and is the fourth largest supplier in its market sector...

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If relocated to another site to cover sickness/holidays, will expenses be paid?

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If you are asked to cover duties on a different site to you or normal place of work then reasonable expenses will be paid...

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Will VSG introduce new cleaning schedules?

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As part of the contract mobilisation we will review the existing cleaning schedules. If we believe there is an opportunity...

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What happens if I do not want to work for VSG?

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Under the terms of the transfer, your continuous employment is protected. However, nobody can force you to work for VSG....

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Under TUPE, why do VSG need all my personal details?

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Your right to transfer to VSG is guaranteed. However, VSG will need to ensure that you are screened to BS7858 when you join...

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Where does VSG operate from?

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VSG operates from a central administration and control centre in Northampton. All recruitment, HR, uniform, resource and...

 

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