Temporary Roles

Working closely alongside our permanent employees, we have a specialist temps division at our London office, experienced in hiring the best candidates, quickly and with minimum fuss – all at competitive hourly rates for each role. Many temp candidates choose to work only through us, as we are known for looking after them, providing sound advice and excellent career opportunities. The benefit this reputation gives us, and therefore you is access to the highest-calibre people.

Before placing anyone with you, we will meet you so we can see at first hand what is needed to get the right people for your office environment. Whether you are looking to hire a PA for one day, holiday cover, sickness cover or a temp-to-perm or contract position, we will source the right candidate for the time-frame you need.

How we source your temporary support

We spend a lot of time on our interviewing and selection process, so we get to know our candidates’ work history, skills and personality. Which means we always put them forward for the opportunities that suit their strengths, and you get the right people for your vacancies. They come to you reference-checked, and we adhere to all the Agency Workers Regulations, so the paperwork is done and your temps are ready to hit the ground running.

Also, because we look after our temps so well, we get the same candidates coming back to us again and again. So when you need a temp, we can get you one who has been tried and tested, and even one who has worked for you before.

Our service to you

We can turn a temp booking round within an hour, and if, in the rare situation, we cannot provide the right cover in the time you need, we will always give you other options as a back-up and keep in regular communication with you.

Temporary roles we recruit for include:

  • C-suite EA
  • Executive assistant
  • Private PA
  • Minute taker
  • Office manager
  • Office assistant
  • Facilities manager
  • Administration manager
  • Events manager
  • Events assistant
  • Desk assistant
  • Team secretary
  • Audio secretary
  • Junior secretary
  • Account executive
  • Graduate office assistant
  • Office junior
  • Administrator
  • Receptionist

If you are looking to hire, please email us at temps@bainandgray.com

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. We have tried and tested temps who can cover any length of time required.

Yes. Interim temps help to avoid rushed hiring decisions. We can provide seamless support to ensure you are never left without cover, including all necessary handovers.

Yes. We can find you temporary support at short notice. Our temporary division have candidates on standby for all requirements.

Yes. We often find there is a need for additional support to fit around a specific project or busy period within your business.

Yes. This is a great way to secure additional support if you don’t have a permanent office or sufficient space. Our virtual temps are set up remotely to take on your PA and admin needs.

We conduct thorough interviews with all our temp candidates, ensuring we find the best candidate to suit your business needs.

Yes. We take references for all temporary candidates and will highlight if a temp has worked through us before and any feedback that might be relevant.

We handle all the temp PAYE administration and will invoice you weekly for the hours worked.

Yes. We are compliant with all temping regulations including Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) and are members of the REC and APSCo who keep us up to date with all the necessary legislation.

We check in with our temps on a weekly basis and will provide regular feedback.

If you need temporary help, call our temp division on 020 7036 2030 or email temps@bainandgray.com

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"Hetty and Alice are always so quick to help us with our requests, they are informative and always give us a high calibre of candidates to choose from. Overall we know that when we come to Hetty and Alice with a role, we are most likely to find a good, organised, self-sufficient candidate. We do wish to thank you for all your hard work and all your help in helping us find candidates."

Royal College of Psychiatrists

'Thank you all so much for your help. You're all amazing at what you do, and you're a great team. I will definitely continue to recommend you to my friends and family. I'm really flattered to have won temp of the month too!'

Niki, Bain and Gray Temp

"My experience of Bain and Gray and their services is immensely positive so far. I have managed a great amount of work which just would not have been possible had I been working alone. Thank you so much everyone – your talented staff are the cat’s pyjamas!"

Sir Lenny Henry, Bain and Gray client

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