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The Government’s consultation on its proposals to simplify and streamline the regulation of the recruitment sector closed on 11th April 2013. The proposals will seek to replace the current regime with a simple regulatory framework which will:
Restricts charging fees to agency workers;
- Makes it clear who is responsible for paying agency workers;
- Does not prevent agency workers from moving between jobs and connected with this, temp-to-perm transfer fees should be reasonable;
- Gives agency workers confidence to use the recruitment sector and the ability to assert their rights.