Terms of Engagement for Temporary Workers
1. Brightwater Selection (Belfast) Ltd (here and after referred to as “Brightwater”) the Employment Business will offer temporary assignments to you with a hirer (hereinafter called “the client”). Brightwater will use reasonable endeavours to seek suitable assignments but this does not amount to a warranty, representation or undertaking to do so. Brightwater actively promotes equality of opportunity for all, and seeks to prevent unlawful discrimination because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and/or sexual orientation.
2. You agree to give an honest representation of professional qualifications and level of experience, and to provide on request copies of all certificates or other documents vouching your qualifications.
3. When engaged on a temporary assignment:
• Please follow all reasonable instruction given by the Client and seek supervision directly from the Client.
• You agree to act in a manner befitting an employee of the Client and follow the Client’s company rules.
• You will keep Brightwater informed about any changes in responsibility, hours or financial remuneration.
• Please inform Brightwater in the first instance about any grievance.
• Please inform Brightwater of sickness by 9.00am.
• You will adhere to keep confidential all sensitive material which you may have access to during the course of your assignment.
• Please inform Brightwater of any holidays you plan to take.
• You are responsible to adhere to all health & safety policies and procedures of the client.
4. You agree to keep Brightwater informed about any discussions with the client regarding permanent employment, and you will not seek employment with the client within a twelve-month period of completing an assignment without notifying Brightwater.
5. As is the nature of temporary assignments, any party (Candidate, Client or Employment Business) can choose to discontinue the assignment at any time, for any reason, with one hour’s notice. Such reasons can include (but are not limited to) unsatisfactory performance, poor attendance and Client withholding payment. If an assignment has been terminated, the Temporary Worker will follow the instructions given by Brightwater Recruitment.
6. In order to comply with the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WRT), all temporary workers agree to abide by the following rules:
• All temporary workers agree to inform both the Client and Brightwater Support of any work carried out other than any assignment issued from them, either paid or unpaid.
• Temporary workers who feel requests for any duty directly in conflict with the WTR are duty bound to inform the Client and Brightwater Support directly.
7. Holiday pay is calculated and paid in accordance with the WTR and Agency Workers Regulations (AWR). You may not carry forward any holidays beyond the end of the Client’s holiday year. All holidays must be taken in any given calendar year. Holidays cannot be carried forward to the following year.
8. PAYE Temporary Workers:
When engaged on a temporary assignment, Brightwater is solely responsible for your remuneration. You will be paid an hourly rate which will be determined prior to the commencement of an assignment and subject to deductions for the purposes of PRSI, PAYE or any other purpose for which the Company is required by law to make deductions. Payment of wages will be made weekly and only after receipt of a time sheet signed by the Client agreeing the hours worked by you. After a period of 12 weeks, in accordance with the AWR, this rate may change.
Limited Company Contractors:
In order to be paid as a limited company contractor by Brightwater you must supply the following information:
• Certificate of Incorporation
• Vat Registration number (if applicable)
• Company Bank Details
For more information, please contact our office on +44 28 90 325 325.