Agency Workers Regulations Guide

What Is AWR? The Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) were created with the aim of protecting temporary agency workers by ensuring that the basic employment and working conditions they experience is equal to that of workers recruited directly by the hirer to do the same job. Taking effect on 1st October 2011, the regulations clearly define […]

Why Umbrella Companies Offer Agencies A Safer Way Too

There are currently more than 200,000 workers operating through umbrella companies in the UK and the number is growing every year. Contractors are abandoning limited companies in droves as legislation makes them ever more difficult to work through with ever decreasing tax breaks. Indeed umbrella companies are fast becoming the default setting for new old […]