FAQ's

Candidates

  • How will AWR (Agency Workers Regulations) affect me?Open or Close
    Fusion Resources operate a ‘Contract of Services’ this means after 12 weeks you may be entitled to a pay increase and change in benefits to that of a new starter with the company. This will be informed of at the start of the assignment.
  • What will I get Paid and How?Open or Close
    Each job is different with different benefits. You will be informed of your pay, hours and benefits at the start of the assignment. This is called a ‘Statement of Particulars’. This will also include details of the AWR pay /benefits after working 12 weeks. We pay a week in arrears via BAC’s transfer each Friday.
  • What sectors do you deal with?Open or Close
    Fusion Resources deals with the following sectors: Industrial and Manufacturing, Engineering, Commerical and Office, Search and Selection, Horticulture/Agriculture, Hospitality and Skilled Trades.
  • If I register with Fusion can I register with other Agencies also?Open or Close
    You are able to register with as many agencies as you wish.
  • I have been asked in to Register, What do I need to bring with me?Open or Close
    To register with Fusion Resources Ltd you must have the following documents; a full Birth Certificate or valid Passport or ID Card. Proof of your National Insurance number such as an old wage slip or P45 and bank details under your name. Please also bring with you names of contactable work references.
  • How do I register with Fusion Resources Ltd?Open or Close
    We interview and register candidates for specific roles, so if you see a job you believe you have the right experience for etc. please apply via telephone to leave your contact details and experience/background or email your up to date CV to enquiries@fusion-resources.co.uk. A consultant will then contact you for furthur information required. Should you be suitable for that role and you believe it be suitable for you we will invite you in to register and interview.

 

 

Clients

  • Do you offer Onsite Management?Open or Close

    By working onsite and working closely with your team, Fusion Resources can source, recruit, train and manage teams of temporary staff who complement your existing workforce and also undertake the management of 2nd tier agency relationships.

    Benefits include:

    • Enhanced business productivity
    • Reduced administrative burden – leading to indirect cost savings
    • Reduce actual costs and improve efficiency
    • Reduce administration costs
    • Improve service levels
    • Reduce temporary worker attrition rates
    • Mitigate the risk of not filling vacancies
    • Better process control
    • Increased communication

    Fusion Resources offer experienced and knowledgeable on site account managers who will be deployed on your account to manage the requirement 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

     

  • Do you operate to REC regulations?Open or Close

    We are a member of the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and are fully compliant with their Code. The benefits to you are peace of mind that the Agency you work with is a member of a professional body which ensures all its members complies with industry legislation and the REC Code.

    So what does this mean?

    Fusion Resources Ltd will always;
    • Offer Terms of Business that comply with industry regulations.
    • Our recruitment process operates ethically and to the highest standards.
    • Continual checks that any temporary workers supplied can legitimately work in the UK.
    • Fully Compliant with Data Protection rules.
    • Obtain candidate's qualifications/certificates wherever necessary
    • Adhere to all its health and safety obligations.
    • Employees pay and terms and conditions will always be legal and ethical.

     

  • Do you offer Temporary, Permanent, Fixed Term Contracts and Temp – Perm placements?Open or Close
    We provide bespoke solutions to our clients and therefore provide not only Permanent and Temporary Contracts but also Temp to Perm Contracts (Free after 12 weeks) and Fixed Term contracts.
  • What is your interview/vetting procedure?Open or Close

    The Interview Process
    Application Form
    • Work history past 10 years of employment or last 5 jobs (where applicable)
    • Copies of Relevant Qualifications/Certificates.
    • Option to highlight any health issues or disability relevant which may make it difficult to carry out the functions in the role applied.
    • Highlight any criminal convictions.

    Working Time Regulations (48 Opt-out Agreement)
    The option to sign the 48 hours opt out agreement. To enable staff to do over the 48 hour WTR we supply staff who are able to work over 48 hours per week should it be required.

    References
    We request at interview two contactable references be given. One must be obtained before commencing work.

    Identification
    Passport (ID Card or Permission to work visa if relevant) or Full Birth Certificate.

    Contract
    All of our staff are employed on a 'Contract of Services'. We choose to use this contract over the 'Swedish Derogation Model' as our role is to find the best person for the job based on Experience, Qualification's, personality etc not because of monitory reasons from our business. Alternatively if our Client would like us to operate on the Swedish Derogation Model this option is not an issue and can be adopted for all staff.

    Statement of Particulars
    This includes all details of the job including pay, overtime, AWR information, job description, contact details, shift patterns, PPE and other information.

    Safe Lifting Guide
    This guidance document describes the basic techniques of safe lifting practice to help avoid unnecessary injury (This is signed to confirm receipt and understanding)

    Fusion Health and Safety and Induction
    This Brief Induction is given to all staff at interview (in Polish language if required), it includes:

    • Responsibilities of the employee
    • Key People and Processes
    • Safe Systems of Work
    • PPE Rules, Welfare, Holiday procedure, Fire Rules etc

     

  • What employee testing do you provide?Open or Close

    Literacy Test
    All of our candidates have a face to face interview with a recruitment consultant where their English levels are assessed. They are also required to fill in the application form by themselves.
    Our Literacy test is also used to help us understand whether the candidate can do certain jobs where this is a requirement. This Literacy test can be tailored to each individual client.

    Numeracy Test
    We conduct a Numeracy Test to help us evaluate the candidates understanding of basic maths (including different measurements).
    This Numeracy test can be tailored to each individual client.

    Dexterity Test
    To help us determine the capability of potential employees to perform industrial tasks, we use the Purdue Pegboard Dexterity Test. This is a common test to evaluate people for applying for such jobs as production and assembly, maintenence, and machine operation. This test measures two elements of dexterity; movements in the arms, hands, and fingers and also more precise fingertip dexterity movements involved in performing assembly tasks.

    These are just the standard tests we complete however we have many others if required to test abilities such as IT Skills, Use of specific Software packages and 'Food Hygiene' to mention a few.

     

  • Which candidate contracts do you operate?Open or Close

    Fusion Resources operate ‘Contract of Services’. We believe in getting the right person for the job not because of monetary reasons on our behalf. We strongly believe that this is the best contract for both our clients and our candidates. We do not operate ‘Zero Hours Contracts’

York Office

Tower Court, Oakdale Road
Clifton Moor, York
YO30 4XL
Telephone: 01904 557633
Email : york@fusion-resources.co.uk

Head Office

Fusion Resources Ltd,
21 Alma Square, Scarborough, 
North Yorkshire, YO11 1JR 
Telephone: 01723 501162 
Email : enquiries@fusion-resources.co.uk
Reg: England and Wales: Company Reg: 04848438

Hull Office

1st Floor, Norwich House, Savile Street,
Hull, HU1 3ES
Telephone: 01482 274561
Email : hull@fusion-resources.co.uk

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