Written Question on Employment Agencies: Termination of Employment

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Date Title Questioner
19 Mar 2018, 3:52 p.m. Employment Agencies: Termination of Employment David Hanson


To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of notice periods for people on agency contracts with regard to dismissal procedures.

Answer (Andrew Griffiths)

The termination arrangements for agency workers are determined by the contract of engagement.

In recognition of a need for greater transparency to better support agency workers, the Government set out in its response to the Taylor review of modern employment practice the intention to introduce a “key facts” page for agency workers, which will set out clearly all the information needed by an agency worker to make an informed decision prior to entering into a contract.

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