Agency Workers Directive to be introduced on 1st Oct 2011

New government legislation affecting temporary workers rights is to be introduced in October 2011. The new legislation which originated from the European Union will give temporary workers some of the same rights as comparable permanent employees after a 12 week qualifying period.  This will include equal pay, holiday entitlement, bonuses (under certain conditions) and employee facilities e.g. crèche facilities canteens etc, but does not extend to pensions and company sick pay.  If you would like more information please contact Steve Young on 01844-211792.

About Steve Young

Steve Young is the Managing Partner of Downtown Recruitment who are based in Thame, Oxfordshire. Downtown Recruitment provide a wide variety of temporary and permanent staff to the local area covering a wide range of disciplines across the commercial and industrial sectors. View Downtown Recruitment's main website
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