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  • Legislation & Compliance

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    Now more than ever it is essential that clients choose to engage with a recruitment company who understands how current legislations may affect their business.

    At NRL we have dedicated compliance departments within each branch ensuring that all workers and clients operate within current legislations, protecting both our clients and the workers we supply to them.

     

    NRL – Invest, Inform and Protect

    • Invest – We invest heavily, training our staff on legislative changes and procuring external specialist lawyers
    • Inform – We are here to update you on new legislations which may have an impact on your business
    • Protect – We don’t cut corners, we are compliant and we help protect your business

     

    All professional recruiters should be familiar with the following legislations:

     

    1. Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003

    Providing workers and hirers with minimum standards they can expect from employment agencies and employment businesses. Read More…

     

    2. Agency Worker Regulations

    Ensures that agency workers are given the same rights and pay as their directly employed, permanent counterpart (called a comparator). Read More…

     

    3. Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act

    Prevention of illegal working in the UK. Read More…

     

    4. Working Time Regulations

    The working time regulations govern the hours most workers can work and sets limits on an average working week. Read More…

     

    5. Intermediaries Legislation (IR35)

    Designed to tax “disguised employment” at a rate similar to employment. Read More…

     

    6. National Minimum Wage Act

    Most workers will be entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW). Normally the NMW rate changes in October each year. Read More…

     

    7. Equality Act

    The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. It replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a single Act. Read More…

     

    8. Onshore Intermediaries Legislation

    This piece of legislation is subtitled ‘targeting false self-employment’ and outlines the criteria for self-employment. Control, direction and supervision are the key deciders. Read More…

     

    9. Offshore Intermediaries Legislation

    With this piece of legislation HMRC are attempting to ensure that employer’s NI is paid in full for all workers in the UK. Read More…

     

    If you would like to work with a professional recruiter who helps protect your business please get in touch with us today.