Responding to the article issued by APSCO entitled APSCO Supports Umbrella Company Members published on 22nd May, Adrian Marlowe, Chairman of the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC), said
“Lawspeed, as part of its normal day to day business, gave legitimate advice on a live issue of concern for both agencies and umbrella companies. ARC now welcomes the undertaking from APSCO on behalf of its 30 umbrella members that they are not and will not compete with agencies in any form.”
Adrian, a highly experienced lawyer, founded Lawspeed in 1997. He is responsible for developing our extensive portfolio of products and services, including the widely used Lawspeed contract templates. Adrian is an expert on “recruitment law” and specialises in contracts, regulatory compliance, employment status and dispute handling. He is chair of the trade body the Association of Recruitment Consultancies, the only lawyer lead recruitment trade body in the UK. Adrian and his co-director Ravi devised Standards in Recruitment as a vehicle for helping drive up standards and compliance in the industry.
Adrian is our lead in discussions with the government over regulatory evolution. Apart from assisting with client support, Adrian’s primary role is research and development into methods of business delivery, our latest service Proterms being his most recent project. Adrian heads our IR35 lawyers team.