Research and analysis

The use of Pay Between Assignment contracts for agency workers including the role of umbrella organisations

This study aimed to understand reasons why individuals choose to sign up to Pay Between Assignment contracts, and to obtain more information on the role of umbrella organisations in the use of these contracts.

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Qualitative analysis of the use of Pay Between Assignment contracts for agency workers including the role of umbrella organisations

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The purpose of this exploratory study was to understand reasons why individuals choose to sign up to Pay Between Assignment contracts, and to obtain more information on the role of umbrella organisations in the use of these contracts. The report focuses on:

  • the sectors and occupations they are used in
  • who requests these contracts
  • why they are used
  • the strengths and weaknesses of the contracts
Published 7 February 2018