document back Agency Workers Contract for Services Template

Document Name: Agency Workers Contract for Services

document type Jurisdiction UK

When should an Agency Workers Contract for Services be used?

This document should be used when an employment business (commonly referred to as temp agencies) engages a temporary agency worker (commonly known as temps) to carry out services to a client.

It is drafted on the basis that the temporary worker is an individual; is not working through a personal service company or under an umbrella company arrangement and is not employed by either the employment business or the client, but instead has the status of a ‘worker’ of the employment business.

What is contained in this Agency Workers Contract for Services?

Since 6th April 2020, an employment business must supply workers with details of the terms that apply between them in writing (in advance of any work being carried out), including the type of work that the employment business will look for on the worker’s behalf and other specific terms that need to be included.  The contract is a basic one, applicable only to the laws of England and not be used as it is if anything more than the basic minimum terms are needed.

The contract includes details of the following:

  • The agreement and the assignments
  • The fees involved if the worker moves from a temporary to a permanent position
  • The worker’s obligations
  • The remuneration the worker will receive
  • The benefits the worker will receive
  • How to complete time sheets; holiday requests and details regarding sickness absence
  • If they have other paid leave
  • If they will receive training
  • How and what happens on termination of the contract
  • Intellectual Property Rights; Confidentiality and Data Protection information
  • Pension details
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Warranties and Indemnities
  • Intention of the parties as to the relationship; third party rights; entire agreement; notices and severance
  • If there are any collective agreements which governs the engagement
  • Governing Law and Jurisdiction
  • Booking placement form

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