Faststream Recruitment has been adhering to industry standards since we were founded in 1999

Since 1999 Faststream Recruitment has been a global people specialist, dedicated to Maritime recruitment, Shipping recruitment and Energy recruitment.

We are proud to adhere to industry standards. Find out more below.

MLC Declaration of Conformity

​We are pleased to inform you that we have been audited by the MCA at our request, and can advise that we have successfully achieved a Certificate of Conformity.

The ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006) was ratified on 20 August 2012 and entered into force on 20 August 2013. The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency has been tasked with coordinating UK compliance.

This is an important development in our business, one which underlines our commitment to providing and maintaining the highest possible standards of quality and compliance in the supply of skilled seagoing staff to our clients.

From your perspective, you can be assured that we have been independently inspected and are following internationally recognized guidelines, ensuring you maintain a compliant supply chain.

View our MLC Declaration of Conformity Certificate here

​REC Member

Faststream Recruitment is a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and aims to provide an excellent standard of service to all work seekers in-line with the REC Code of Professional Practice.

Cyber Essentials Certification

We proudly hold the Cyber Essentials Certification, a testament to our dedication to cybersecurity. This certification serves as a robust defence mechanism against prevalent cyber threats, safeguarding not only our operations but also the sensitive data entrusted to us by our valued candidates and clients.

Our commitment to cybersecurity is exemplified through a series of stringent measures outlined by Cyber Essentials. These include the implementation of secure configurations, robust boundary firewalls, and stringent access controls. These foundational practices are essential in fortifying our defences and ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of all data within our care.

We prioritise cybersecurity as a fundamental aspect of our operations. Through proactive initiatives and continuous vigilance, we uphold the highest standards of data protection. Rest assured, our team is dedicated to maintaining the integrity and security of your information at all times.

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