Online tutor platform is an “agency” not just an introducer

A recent case, Simply Learning Tutor Agency & Others v BEIS [2020] EWHC 2461, saw the court rule that an online introductory platform was in fact an “employment agency” and therefore falls within the scope of the Employment Agencies Act (EAA) 1973. This in turn means that it is subject to significant regulatory burdens, including […]

What are the Conduct Regulations?

As an agency worker, it pays for you to know a bit about Conduct Regulations, and what they mean to you in relation to the agency you’re partnered with. Coming into force in 2004, the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (“Conduct Regulations”) was legislation designed to implement a set of minimum […]