Updated to include information on Amissah v Trainpeople.Co.Uk Ltd (dissolved) and London Underground Ltd, in which the EAT explained the approach for calculating compensation for breach of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.
Updated to include information on trends in candidate attraction.
The Government consults on proposals to reform the regulatory framework for the recruitment sector. Proposals include banning employment agencies and employment businesses from recruiting solely from other European Economic Area (EEA) countries without advertising in Great Britain and in English.
The Government consults on proposals that will legally require employment agencies and employment businesses to advertise vacancies in Great Britain.
The Government consults on reforming the regulatory framework governing the recruitment sector.
The latest XpertHR research on agency workers examines the quality of the working relationship between agency and hiring organisation, and employers' opinions on employment agencies' value for money.
In this report on the 2011 XpertHR recruitment cost management survey, we look at the steps that some employers have taken to reduce their recruitment expenditure and analyse the most effective measures.
The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 come into force in October 2011 and will give agency workers the same basic employment conditions after 12 weeks in a given job as those that would have applied if they had been recruited directly by the hirer. This article explains the effect of the Regulations and assesses their likely impact. It also considers which aspects of the Regulations are most controversial and likely to be subject to legal challenge.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment agencies.