FAQ


What does my Tax Code mean?

If you are wondering ‘what does my Tax Code mean?’ you’re in the right place! This guide is designed to make understanding your tax code really, really easy. To use this guide, have your tax code in front of you and distinguish the number part, and the letter part.     The number part. The…


How do I register with Essential Recruitment?

Life Hack: How to apply for tons of jobs with just ONE form!   Step one: Call the office or mail your CV. Before we do anything, we need to see a CV from you. You can call for more details, and we’ll ask a few questions before asking you to email across your CV….


How do I book holidays?

How can I find out how many holidays I have accrued? Your holiday pay is calculated on your standard earnings over an average 12 week period prior to your holidays being taken. Overtime is not included in your holiday accrual. If you have any queries regarding your holiday entitlement please contact us. How do I…


How do I get paid?

You will be paid weekly, directly into your bank account and payslips are emailed direct to you. If you do not have an email address, you will receive your payslips in the post. Pay days are Fridays (except when it falls on a Bank Holiday) and you are paid weekly in arrears Before you start…


Do you have CV and interview advice?

The purpose of your CV Your CV is your sales tool. Keep it simple, keep it clean, and keep it punchy. Don’t use jargon. Send it from a professional email address.  The Style of your CV Make sure your format is correct to allow it to get to the front of the queue! Bullet points…


What benefits do I get working through Essential?

We supply many different businesses each week, allowing you the ability to choose the right type of job for you. Choice of days, nights, shifts, weekends only and part time work on both short and long term contracts. Paid weekly, direct into your bank account and payslips are emailed direct to you. If a problem…


What ID do I need to register with you for work?

When you have booked to register at Essential, you will need to bring the following along with you: – An in-date passport (Inc. passport cover) – One document showing a permanent National Insurance number including a P60, P45, NI card, letter from a Government office – PLUS either a birth certificate showing parents’ names or…