employment agency

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employment agency

a business which acts as an AGENT on behalf of firms seeking employees and of persons seeking work. Employment agencies maintain lists of job vacancies notified by prospective employers and details of persons seeking work, and match up the two. In addition, they may advertise jobs on behalf of employers and, where instructed, act as recruitment agents by interviewing and shortlisting job applicants.
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Contract notice: framework for the supply of nursing staff (through employment business or employment agency activity)
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The new rules are generally regarded as positive, but some companies may be faced with higher recruitment costs, as much of the financial burden passes over to agencies and employment business, who will try to offset the increases,' said Mr Lang, who is based in George Green's Cradley Heath offices.
After operating successfully in the employment business for more than nine years, Another Source believed they had not substantially penetrated their market.
Under the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003, agencies are entitled to charge a fee in the following circumstances:
A temporary worker transfers to another employment business, but continues working for the same organisation.
In the case of default by the offshore intermediary, the income tax and NICs responsibilities will fall to the employment business contracting with the end user of the labour.
The regulations require employment agencies and employment businesses to explain clearly to the hirer and the worker whether they act as an employment agency or an employment business.

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