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This essay will consider the growth and history of agency workers rights in the UK, as well as the problem of Temporary Agency Work Regulation 2010. The study will be concluded by the examination of key cases and statutes.

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  • Essay length: 3591 words
  • Submitted: 12/03/2012
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Agency workers make up a significant portion of the workforce in the United Kingdom (UK). Currently, the total amount of workers engaged in temporary work through an employment agency is estimated to be over 1 million that is around 3 % of the workforce. 1 Despite this substantial use of agency arrangements in the UK, problems have arisen in terms of the rights granted to agency workers. This essay will consider the growth and history of agency workers' rights in the UK, as well as the problem of Temporary Agency Work Regulation 2010. The study will be concluded by the examination of key cases and statutes.

An agency worker arrangement involves temporary workers signing up with an agency which then attempts to find work for the worker on a temporary basis. The agency worker does not have to undertake work for the agency and the agency is under no obligation to find work for them.2 If work is found and accepted then the worker goes to work on a temporary basis for a third party client of the employment agency. The relationship is therefore a triangular one. The worker has a contract with the agency under which the agency

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