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Employment Agency Standards (EAS) Inspectorate: enforcement policy statement

The general regulatory principles of the EAS Inspectorate.



This document sets out the principles that the EAS will follow when enforcing employment agency legislation. This policy is in accordance with the Regulators’ compliance code.

The purpose of EAS is to work with agencies, employers and workers to ensure compliance with employment rights, particularly for vulnerable workers.

Published 13 July 2016
Last updated 25 April 2024 + show all updates
  1. The policy statement was updated to the 2024 version.

  2. Updated to include new powers to apply Labour Market Enforcement undertakings and orders.

  3. First published.