The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 — two years on
By James Kidd
Many of you will remember the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 coming into force on 1 October 2011. At the time, there were somewhat alarming statements that predicted that the regulations would cost businesses more than £1.8bn (according to figures from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills) and that the UK had ‘gold-plated’ the legislation. We are now more than two years down the line and this article examines the impact of the regulations, including a recent complaint by the TUC (which represents the majority of UK trade unions) to the European Commission, which may affect the food sector.
The regulations provide agency workers with the following rights.
From day one of an assignment, agency workers must be able to access a hirer’s collective facilities and amenities and have access to information about a hirer’s job vacancies…
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