There is absolutely no doubt that these are challenging times.
The employment issues faced by the recruitment sector is quite unique due to the regulatory environment combined with the employment issues thrown up by your own staff as well as your book of agency staff, most notably around AWR.
Our team is retained as advisers to many recruitment businesses. Further, Paul Scope as head of our recruitment team was employed as in-house counsel at Reed for many years.
This experience enables us to provide employment support which cuts to the heart of the issue to reflect the no-nonsense approach you have to adopt in your business given the commercially reality of operating in a intensely competitive environment.
Our packages designed specifically for SMEs represent a fixed price cost-effective of taking the risk out of employing staff. We have expanded this package to meet the needs of recruitment business to include:
- Insurance cover to meet the latent risk of your book of agency staff making Employment Tribunal claims.
- Insurance cover to meet the legal costs of taking or defending legal proceedings relating to ex-employees poaching customers, workers and staff.
- Fixed price options to cover review of commercial terms of business and agency contracts.
For more information on how we can help, please get in touch.