Prior to finding a suitable role for you, Opilio Recruitment have a few quick and simple steps that we need to take to deliver a quality service to you, our clients and satisfy our legal obligations as a recruitment business. These are highlighted below:

Highlight our Terms of Business

We are required by law to highlight to you our terms of business. These can be requested by contacting us on 020 718 7145.

Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, (14.—(1) … before first providing any work-finding services to a work-seeker, an agency or employment business shall obtain the agreement of the work-seeker to the terms which apply or will apply as between the agency or employment business and the work-seeker including…

Candidate Registration Form

We will require you to sign and complete a Candidate Registration Form.

Proof of Identity and Right to Work in the UK

We are required by law to obtain confirmation of your identity and will want to see proof of your right to work in the UK if you are not a British or EU Citizen. If relevant, we will also ask for copies of relevant qualifications and details of your references/referees.

Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, 9.  Neither an agency nor an employment business may introduce or supply a work-seeker to a hirer unless it has obtained confirmation (a)of the identity of the work-seeker; (b)that the work-seeker has the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation which the hirer considers are necessary, or which are required by law or by any professional body, to work in the position which the hirer seeks to fill; and(c)that the work-seeker is willing to work in the position which the hirer seeks to fill.

When registering with us, we will therefore require depending on your status:


Passport – Need the photo page and the front cover
Photo Driving Licence / Birth Certificate and 1 Form of ID (e.g. utility bill)


Visa/work permit and written documentation detailing any restrictions

(If student visa, candidate can only work 20 hours during term time & must supply letter from college/university confirming course attendance.

We appreciate many candidates may have concerns, but this is a genuine requirement of the Employment Agencies Act. Please feel free to contact your consultant if you have any concerns.

Sheba Karamat

Managing Director

Sheba specialises in: Director level position in Marketing, eCommerce, Finance and HR.

020 7183 7145


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