Assess your readiness to apply for the Good Employer Croydon accreditation
(see the section on Meeting the Charter criteria)
If you think you currently meet all the criteria and are ready to be accredited:
If there are steps you need to undertake to meet the criteria (e.g. becoming a London Living Wage employer) register your interest in becoming accredited by submitting a pledge and work with our partners to meet the criteria:
(for further information see SUPPORT & ADVICE).
Once we receive your pledge you will be added to GEC mailing list and we will stay in touch while you work towards your accreditation.
Once we receive your accreditation form, the information you provided will be processed and verified within 10 working days*.
Following verification, and to confirm that your application was successful, we'll send you:
Your organisation will be also listed as an accredited employer on the Good Employer Croydon website and the business will become a member of the Good Employer network and gain access to local business meetings and events.
*Note: if you are applying for business rate discount, please have your NNDR account reference number to hand
If you have any further questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Listed below is the compulsory criteria relating to the Good Employer Charter, required to be accredited as a Good Employer
Pay Living Wage: Provide confirmation that the organisations is accredited or working towards becoming a London Living Wage Employer or recognised Service Provider.
To register your interest in becoming a Living Wage employer click here
Employ Local: Provide reference number from registration form with Croydon Works job brokerage service and where appropriate commitment to using the free recruitment service when new employment opportunities arise within the business. To register with Croydon Works click here
Buy Local: Confirm commitment to promote procurement and supply chain opportunities
Include All: Provide confirmation of the organisation having an Equality Policy or commitment to implement an Equality Policy. For a template Equality Policy see SUPPORT & ADVICE
Note: The submission form will ask you to provide confirmation that you meet the above criteria. If we are unable to verify this information we will contact you to provide relevant reference numbers
The form will also ask you to commit to the Good Employer Charter Principles that underpin the above criteria. As a member organisation you will be expected to commit to applying the principles in the day to day operations of your business.