Agency Workers Regulations: Getting into Gear


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Agency Workers Regulations: Getting into Gear

  1. 1. Get into gear with the….<br />Agency Workers Regulations<br />Step into 1st gear<br />AWR<br />Awareness……<br />
  2. 2. Understanding compliance<br />The AWR debate is over<br />Your focus is <br />Preparation<br />
  3. 3. Understanding Compliance<br />Do you know?<br />The AWR facts<br />The direct effects<br />How to comply<br />
  4. 4. Preparation<br />Analyse your<br />Temporary agency workforce<br />Permanent workforce<br />Agency usage <br />
  5. 5. Get into gear with the….<br />Agency Workers Regulations<br />Step into 2nd gear<br />AWR<br />The facts ……<br />
  6. 6. Enforced October 2011<br />A temporary agency worker’s right… <br />to same working conditions…<br />as permanent workers<br />
  7. 7. What same conditions?<br />Basic hourly rate<br />Rest breaks<br />Performance related bonus<br />Unsociable hours premiums<br />Overtime rate<br />Shift allowance<br />Lunch vouchers<br />Annual leave<br />
  8. 8. Same conditions apply when?<br />After 12 weeks service<br />
  9. 9. Any other conditions?<br />From day one temporary agency workers need ……<br />awareness of vacancies<br />access to facilities <br />
  10. 10. Get into gear with the….<br />Agency Workers Regulations<br />Step into 3rd gear<br />AWR<br />Considerations ……<br />
  11. 11. What you need to consider<br />Temporary and permanent comparable jobs must be paid the same hourly rate<br />Analyse your comparable jobs to ascertain impact<br />
  12. 12. What you need to consider<br />Do you operate with …..<br />Formal pay bands?<br />Overtime rates?<br />Performance bonuses?<br />
  13. 13. What you need to consider<br />Does holiday allowance differ?<br />Do you have collective facilities?<br />How do you currently advertise permanent vacancies?<br />
  14. 14. Get into gear with the….<br />Agency Workers Regulations<br />Step into 4th gear<br />AWR<br />The challenges ……<br />
  15. 15. Challenges of the AWR<br />The AWR dilemma…….<br />Tracking temporary agency workers’ length of service<br />
  16. 16. Why so challenging?<br />Irregular movement………. <br />around multi-site organisations<br />from agency to agency<br />
  17. 17. Why so challenging?<br />Ask yourself……<br />Who will track your temp?<br />How will you track them?<br />
  18. 18. Solution<br />Electronic timesheet & invoice processing system <br />Provides real-time management information<br />
  19. 19. Solution<br />Tracks all individuals <br />Checks their identity<br />Highlights length of service<br />
  20. 20. Solution<br />Web-based - no set up cost<br />Only system that can track all temporary agency workers in your business<br />
  21. 21. Organisations using e-tips®<br />
  22. 22. Get into gear with the….<br />Agency Workers Regulations<br />Step into 5th gear<br />AWR<br />The preparation ……<br />
  23. 23. Our client preparation<br />We are analysing our clients’ temporary agency workforce with management reports<br />
  24. 24. Reports include…<br />Existing pay and overtime rates per job scope<br />Average length of assignments<br />If assignments are extended or repeated<br />Average break between assignments<br />
  25. 25. Reports include…<br />Use of same temp in different roles<br />Supply of temp by different agencies<br />Status of the temp supplied<br />Proportion of female temporary agency workers<br />
  26. 26. For your free…..<br />Need help?<br />email AWR Team<br />
  27. 27. For your free…..<br />de Poel is the number one procurer of temporary agency labour in the UK.<br />We help companies to optimise their relationships with recruitment agencies, adding value, saving money, and improving standards. <br />Our key benefits include:<br /><ul><li>Direct cost Savings typically between 6-12%
  28. 28. Streamlined administration, indirect cost savings allowing for reallocation of resource
  29. 29. Visibility and control, allowing the strategic management of your workforce
  30. 30. Legislative compliance, mitigating the risk of litigation
  31. 31. Enhanced cash flow, improving working capital
  32. 32. AWR compliance</li></ul>All the above involve NO capital outlay, we operate with a gain share model as savings are achieved. <br />