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Complaints Policy and Procedure

Complaints Policy

Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd is committed to providing a high-level service to its customers. If you do not receive satisfaction from us we need you to tell us about it. This will help us to improve our standards.

Complaints Procedure

If you have a complaint, please contact the Company Secretary by telephone on 0191 492 6622 in the first instance so that we can try to resolve your complaint informally.

At this stage, if you are not satisfied please contact the Managing Director. You can write to the Managing Director at

Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd,
Valley House
Kingsway South
Team Valley
Tyne & Wear
NE11 0JW

Next steps

  1. We will send you a letter acknowledging your complaint and asking you to confirm or explain the details set out. We will also let you know the name of the person who will be dealing with your complaint. You can expect to receive our letter within 5 days of us receiving your complaint.
  2. We will record your complaint in our central register within a day of having received it.

  3. We will acknowledge your reply to our acknowledgement letter and confirm what will happen next. You can expect to receive our acknowledgement letter within 5 days of your reply.

  4. We will then start to investigate your complaint. This will normally involve the following steps;
    - We may ask the member of staff who dealt with you to reply to your complaint within 5 days of our request;
    - We will then examine the member of staff’s reply and the information you have provided for us. If necessary we may ask you to speak to them. This will take up to 4 days from receiving their reply.

  5. The Managing Director will then invite you to meet to discuss and hopefully resolve your complaint. The Managing Director will do this within 5 days of the end of our investigation.

  6. Within 2 days of the meeting, the Managing Director will write to you to confirm what took place and any solutions that were agreed with you.

    If you do not want a meeting or it is not possible, the Managing Director will send you a detailed reply to your complaint. This will include the Managing Director’s suggestions for resolving the matter. This will be done within 5 days of completing the investigation.

  7. At this stage, if you are still not satisfied you can write to us again. Another Director of the company will review the Managing Director’s decision within 10 days.

  8. We will let you know the outcome of this review within 5 days of the end of the review. We will write to you confirming our final position on your complaint and explaining our reasons. If you are still not satisfied, you can contact the Employment Agencies Standards Inspectorate at the Department for Business Innovation and Skills or the REC, the industry trade association, of which we are a member.

    Consultancy and Compliance Team

    Dorset House
    27-45 Stamford Street
    SE1 9NT

If we have to change any of the time scales above, we will let you know and explain why.

NOTE: In any event, we will comply with any statutory procedures that may relate to your complaint.

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