Agency Workers Regulations
From 1 July 2013, the use of labour dispatch services will likely be a less attractive means of maintaining a more flexible workforce. Companies taking dispatched employees will need to comply with an “equal pay for equal work” principle, and … Continue reading
On 1 October 2011 UK regulations implementing the EU Directive on temporary agency workers came into force. Both agencies and employers hiring agency staff will face an increased administrative burden and potential additional cost. The rights apply from 1 October … Continue reading
BIS’s (non-statutory) guidance on the Agency Worker Regulations (coming into force on 1 October 2011) was published in final form on 6 May – and then amended slightly to clarify a couple of points. It is available here. All employers … Continue reading
A two week consultation period on the draft ended on 15 April 2011 and the final version is expected in the next few days. We will publish a detailed briefing once this is available.