Who is covered by the Agency Worker Regulations?

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The Agency Worker Regulations (the Regulations) apply where an agency supplies an agency worker to work temporarily for you, the hirer. You will have a contract with the agency, not a contract with the agency worker. In most cases, it will be obvious when you are covered by the Regulations. However, in some situations you may not be sure or your agency might tell you the Regulations do not apply. This webpage explains the rules.

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