Can Umbrella PSLs Be Good For Workers?

Over the last few months we have posted a few criticisms in relation to recruitment agencies’ preferred supplier lists of umbrellas, which restrict a worker’s choice of umbrella.  In particular we are concerned about the obscene financial incentives underpinning some PSLs, and it seems that the person most affected by the decision is the one person […]

HM Treasury Want Umbrella Workers’ Views

In November, we reported on the government’s call for evidence on the umbrella sector which forms part of their commitment to bring umbrellas into scope for labour market enforcement.  From the outset they stated a wish for input from umbrella workers, and HM Treasury has now issued a survey specifically for workers to submit their […]