London's Leading Temp Recruitment Agency

As one of the leading temp agencies in London, we give you fast access to high-calibre office support temps. Whether you need temp cover for a day, a few weeks or months, or on an ongoing or temp-to-perm basis, our exceptional temps are ready to hit the ground running at short notice. However urgent your temporary requirement, we’ll provide a tailored solution for your business whilst still delivering impeccable service levels.

  • Access our extensive database of reliable, highly skilled, and experienced temps to bridge your temporary staffing gaps, from polished receptionists & administrators, team assistants & HR assistants, to outstanding PAs & Executive Assistants
  • 15 years' expertise in temporary recruitment in London with an unparalleled repeat business rate of 96%
  • Rigorous interviewing, screening and referencing process; you can rest assured our temps are fully vetted and legally compliant
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Our Approach To Temp Recruitment

We employ our temps directly, and we’re meticulous when hiring for our temporary workforce, employing the very best business support temps in London. We hire temps from diverse backgrounds, including career temps, graduates, actors, and working visa holders from countries such as Australia and New Zealand. We hold detailed competency-based interviews with all our temps, ensuring they can offer you the following skills and attributes;

  • Capable, adaptable, flexible, quick learners with bags of initiative
  • Tech-savvy, with excellent MS Office, Google Suite & CRM skills
  • Well-presented, personable and confident, with excellent communication skills and phone manner
  • Able to hit the ground running, working quickly and efficiently with minimal supervision
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How Our Temporary Recruitment Process Works

Our dedicated temporaries team makes hiring a temp in London fast and hassle-free;

  • Initial consultation: via video-call or at your office (time permitting), we'll ask the right questions to understand your business and requirements, to quickly identify your perfect temporary solution
  • Shortlist: we’ll get to work creating a shortlist from our extensive pool of skilled, reliable temps 
  • Availability: checking availability & commitment for the full duration of the temp assignment, we'll either select the best temp for you or set up calls with the top 2 or 3 temps for longer-term assignments, or temp-to-perm roles
  • Secure your perfect temp: we’ll share their details with you and ensure they’re meticulously prepared for the assignment
  • Payroll/invoicing: we employ our temps directly, so we handle all aspects of their payroll and associated legal employment costs, billing a transparent hourly rate for their temporary services on a weekly basis
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Temp Recruitment FAQs

How do temp agencies work?

A temp agency, also known as an employment agency, works in partnership with a company to find them temporary workers for short-term, longer-term or ongoing temporary roles. Temporary staff are employed directly by the temp agency, with the temp agency taking care of the temp’s payroll and all the employer responsibilities, such as holiday pay, pension and employer’s National Insurance. The temp agency charges the company an hourly rate for their temporary staff services, usually invoiced on a weekly basis.


What sets Tyler Griffen Recruitment apart from other temp agencies in London?

Our expert temporary recruitment team have over 15 years' experience in specialist business support temp agencies in London. Our client retention rate of 96% speaks for itself and is a testament to our commitment to excellence and our mission to become London’s go-to temp agency.


What roles does your temp agency specialise in?

We’re one of the leading temp agencies in London for high-calibre temporary business support solutions, and we specialise in the following temporary roles: receptionists, administrators, team assistants, HR assistants, PAs, executive assistants, office managers, graduates, secretaries & minute takers.


Can your temp agency provide me with temporary staff today?

Yes absolutely; we have high-calibre temps on standby each morning, ready to go, for same-day temp jobs. Once you’ve booked a temp with us, we’ll confirm your temp’s details and let you know what time your temp will arrive at your office - we always aim to have someone there within an hour of confirming your booking.


Why hire a temp?

Reasons to hire temporary staff include flexibility, unexpected or urgent staffing needs, and a quick hiring process. Some companies hire a temp to cover sickness or holiday leave, to assist with a project, or potentially for an ongoing position that could lead to permanent employment (temp to perm or temp to hire).


What is a temp-to-perm or temp-to-hire position?

These are temporary roles, with the potential to develop into a permanent contract if both the employer and temporary employee are happy. Benefits include allowing the employer and the temporary candidate to essentially 'try before they buy'.


How much does it cost to hire a temp?

This varies depending on the seniority and skill level of the temporary staff required and is usually a margin applied on top of the temp’s total employment costs.


Does your temp agency provide virtual temporary staff?

Yes, our temp agency has a team of high-calibre virtual temporary staff with a remote office set-up and all the technology required to provide an exceptional service for your virtual temporary roles.


What is AWR (Agency Workers Regulations)?

The Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) came into force in October 2011 and give temp agency workers the right to the same pay rates and working conditions (after 12 weeks) as if they had been hired directly by the employer. Temporary staff also have some workers’ rights from Day 1 of their assignment, so it’s important to partner with a specialist temp agency with expert AWR knowledge, such as Tyler Griffen Recruitment.