Agency Worker Regulations for PAYE Agency Workers

Posted on 2/11/2014 by Emma Dadswell


From 1 October 2011 the AWR came into force. This is a set of regulations which will provide all Agency Workers with a right to equal treatment with their directly recruited equivalents after a 12 week qualifying period.

Equal treatment applies to basic working and employment conditions and covers

  1. Duration of working time
  2. Overtime
  3. Breaks
  4. Rest periods
  5. Night work
  6. Holidays
  7. Public holidays
  8. Pay - please see below

Pay includes basic pay plus any overtime, payment for annual leave bonuses or commission payments directly linked to the quality or quantity of the work done by an agency worker and vouchers or stamps with a monetary value.

From day one of a booking you will be entitled to access to certain facilities and information provided by the hirer. These can include access to job vacancies, canteens, childcare and transport. These will be confirmed at the time of your booking and can vary.

Find out more here