Tips for a Successful SecondmentPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 27 November 2017 Issues covered:
“An individual who is with us on secondment from university has raised a grievance under our internal procedure after finding out he’s paid less than his permanent colleagues in the same role – how do I handle it?”
First of all, you need to be very clear about the employment status of the secondee. A secondee is properly described as an individual who has been temporarily assigned by their employer to the business of a “host” (your Company) for a defined period. This is usually agreed under the terms of a “secondment agreement” between the “host” and the employer.
The secondment agreement shouldn’t replace or alter the employment contract which already exists between the secondee and his
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