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Protection of UK workers

The protection of UK workers is here as the Government announce a new enforcement body to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse. It has been officially announced…

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The Queen’s Speech

Check out the REC reaction the Queen's Speech yesterday. We agree with Neil. It is pleasing to see that unemployment is likely to peak lower than expected and that the…

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Checks when recruiting an interim worker

There are a number of checks when recruiting an interim worker: 1. The agency must ensure that both the client and the work seeker are aware of any legal or…

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Limited Company is opting out of The Conduct Regulations

When a Limited Company is opting out of the Conduct Regulations - there are rules which apply. The Conduct Regulations apply to all supplies of temporary workers, except in the…

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Steps an agency must follow before supplying a workseeker

Employment agencies and businesses must comply with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (the Conduct Regulations) when supplying a workseeker to clients (except where introducing or…

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Umbrella Admin Fees

Umbrella admin fees are typically £25 per timesheet. Some recruitment agencies who offer an umbrella service will uplift the workers rate to compensate for this charge. MIDAS do uplift their…

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