One of my agencies pays monthly. Why can’t you pay me weekly for my other agencies?

If one of your recruitment agencies operates a monthly pay cycle, tax rules prevent us from making any other payments to you in between. This applies even if you work with other agencies who operate a weekly pay cycle. You’ll get one payment per month, for all of your agency assignments.

This is because most people don’t have to pay tax and National Insurance (NI) on a certain amount of their earnings. This tax and NI-free allowance is given to you in equal portions throughout the year. It can either be allocated to you monthly or weekly, but not both.

This is to ensure that all of your income for the period is taken into account before your tax and NI is calculated. It means you receive the correct allowances and don’t end up over or under paying.