BIS has amended its guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010. The Regulations come into force in October 2011. The most significant amendment is probably the removal of one-off non-contractual bonus payments from the definition of “pay”. Agency staff will not therefore in general have to be paid these bonuses. The amended version also removes guidance for agency supply teachers, which is to be published “shortly” following further consultation with the Department of Education. Click here to read more.