The Agency Workers Regulations came into force on 1 October 2011 and aim to ensure equal treatment between agency staff and the hirer's permanent employees who work in comparable roles. This equal treatment breaks down into two key elements; those which apply from day one and those which the Agency Worker qualifies for after 12 weeks on assignment in the same with the Hirer. With Schools, these rights will most probably impact on supply teaching staff. So what does this actually mean?
Leadership Briefing 6.05(65)