View Full Version : Taking people on tempory?

22-09-2004, 08:40 PM
My business idea is an agency idea and staff will only be paid when the work is available, as a business am i allowed to do that? if so how do i do it in a legal sense?

24-09-2004, 09:27 AM

Am I correct in thinking that this is a temping agency, ie companies come to you requiring staff for six months, you supply them with a list of potential employees, and if they take them on, then they get paid? If so, then this is totally legal.

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