Recruitment - Can You Be Arsed?

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Presentation by Chris Slay of Skills Provision Ltd highlighting the Equality Act 2010 and the Agency Workers Directive 2011.

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Recruitment - Can You Be Arsed?

  1. 1. ‘RECRUITMENT’ WORKING YOUR WAY THROUGH THE JUNGLE
  2. 2. MOST HATED PROFESSIONS • • • • • BANKERS POLITICIANS ESTATE AGENTS IFA’s RECRUITMENT AGENTS/CONSULTANT
  3. 3. WHY? • • • • PERCEIVED AS GREEDY? DISINTERESTED (POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE) POOR VALUE FOR MONEY? POOR PR/PUBLIC PERCEPTION
  4. 4. RECRUITMENT – DO IT YOUR SELF CAN IT BE DONE ? YES.....
  5. 5. ....BUT…. • HAVE YOU THE SKILLS? • HAVE YOU THE TIME? • IS IT AN AFFORDABLE OPTION? • HAVE YOU THE KNOWLEDGE?
  6. 6. THE KNOWLEDGE TWO IMMEDIATE CHALLENGES! • 1) ‘EQUALITY ACT 2010’ • 2) ‘AGENCY WORKERS DIRECTIVE 2011’
  7. 7. THE ‘EQUALITY ACT 2010 No alteration to: • • • • • • • • AGE DISABILITY GENDER REASIGNMENT MARRIAGE & CIVIL PARTNERSHIP PREGNANCY & MATERNITY RACE RELIGION & BELIEF SEX & SEXUAL ORIENTATION Challenging enough…..?
  8. 8. THE ‘EQUALITY ACT 2010 • • • • • • • • …but now you have: DUAL DISCRIMINATION ASSOCIATIVE & PERCEIVED DISCRIMINATION DISCRIMINATION ARISING FROM DISABILITY GENDER REASIGNMENT & TIME OFF WORK EQUAL PAY – (subtle changes) HEALTH QUESTIONS – (BIG changes!) DISCUSSIONS ABOUT PAY POSITIVE ACTION Mostly dangerous gobbledegook CALL A LAWYER!!!!!!!
  9. 9. AGENCY WORKERS DIRECTIVE …and how will it affect my business?? This is the time for preparation: • COPY OF EXISTING AGENCY DOCUMENTS • COPY OF SUPPLYING AGENCY’S T&C’s • COPY OF AGREEMENTS FROM AGENCY TO WORKERS • PROOF OF DUE DILIGENCE: SUPPLIER CHECKS WITHIN LAST 12 MONTHS
  10. 10. AGENCY WORKERS DIRECTIVE …and how will it affect my business?? Main concerns: • OVER ’50’ DIRECTIVE CONSIDERATIONS…. • …THE MAIN OF WHICH IS….. • ‘ESTABLISHING EQUAL TREATMENT’
  11. 11. IF YOU CAN BE ARSED.. …more details can be found at… www.agency-workers-directive.co.uk
  12. 12. ‘RECRUITMENT’ So! Can you transact your business without us…..? YES Should you…? YOU CAN…. ..BUT , BEWARE OF NASTY THINGS IN THE JUNGLE!
  13. 13. ..YOU’VE BEEN WARNED!!!!

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