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Statement on Fraudulent Job Advertisement

AC Goatham & Son recently became aware of a fraudulent agency advertising they were working in cooperation with us and falsely advertising potential work with our company. 

Please be aware that we work with Labour Providers, Pro-Force, and Concordia for our seasonal workers, you should be aware of fraudulent activity, including persons or companies impersonating these companies or their employees. Especially those that only correspond via WhatsApp, Telegram, or mobile phone. Another point to be wary of is if they ask for money via bank transfers, wire transfers, or PayPal.

Individuals sharing fraudulent job opportunities and asking for payment are not employed by AC Goatham & Son. The only costs you should incur when applying for a job in the UK are your travel and, if needed, the cost of the Seasonal Worker Visa and Visa appointment. 

We encourage you to take extra precautions if you receive unsolicited messages or emails asking you to provide your personal/confidential information. 

AC Goatham & Son never charges fees for any part of the recruitment process.

Workers should not pay any fees to AC Goatham & Son, Labour Providers, international agents, or third-party agents during any part of the recruitment process.

Workers will be required to pay, where required, for a visa to enter and work in the UK and transportation costs. (Some participants may be required to pay fees to TLS or VFS Global for their visas). 

For more information on visa application fees, please visit the Gov.Uk website.

Emails sent from AC Goatham & Son will be sent from our own domain, we will never use any other mail service to communicate with job seekers.

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AC Goatham & Son will never ask for any form of payment as part of the recruitment process and you should never pay for any of the following:
• Finding you work
• Providing training that you need for work.
• Personal Protective Equipment that you need for your job.
• Payroll fees
• Being given a particular shift or pattern

AC Goatham & Son will not make job offers without a formal process, jobs are advertised via our social media and our website. Any formal job offers presented by our employees will be sent from a business email account ( and will involve meeting with or speaking to an AC Goatham & Son staff member.

If you wish to find out how to apply for a job please visit

Labour Providers, recruiting on behalf of AC Goatham & Son may request scanned copies of passports/identity cards or driver’s licenses during the recruitment process. However, these requests will always come from an official email address and will only be required when you are already in a formal recruitment process. 

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Labour Providers are required to carry out regulatory checks on a candidate’s right to work in the UK prior to hiring. For more information on the required checks to be carried out by employers

Please note that some Labour Providers may use third-party agents and/or international agents in their recruitment process. 

If you are unsure if the job offer is legitimate, please contact their offices:

You can also download the ‘Just Good Work’ Mobile App that equips all UK workers with information and advice to ensure they enjoy safe and legal recruitment and employment in the UK. The app is available in multiple languages.

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