Labour and worker hire, for short-term jobs, quickly and easily

Finding, hiring and paying for labour and short-term workers is simple, safe and secure with Grafter. Grafter takes the hassle and cost out of hiring, taking care of the ‘paperwork’, leaving you to focus on more important matters. All hired workers are ID checked and have to pass ‘KYC’ due diligence.

We have already helped with over 15,000 short-term jobs. Simply complete a short form to set-up a job and you will get a list of available labour almost immediately. Each ‘Grafter’ has a profile and reviews, and you can use our online ‘chat’, to pick the best person for your job.

All job details documented and agreed up-front. You only pay for the actual work completed by submitting the time at the end of the week or end of the job.

Candidates create a simple profile
Add basic details and work preferences, then easily apply for jobs with ‘one-click’
Employers search by postcode
Request availability, then ‘chat’ and book the job with the grafter.
Manage work online
Clients pay easily and securely after the job is complete by entering the time worked.

To find out more about how Grafter works see ‘How it Works’

Check availability

To see how many grafters are registered in your area, select a ‘Type of Work’ and enter a Postcode.

Then click ‘Continue’ to post a job. You can view the details of grafters who are available near you as they respond.

1. Select Type of Work

2. Enter Work Location

Select a type of work and Enter a postcode to check how many Grafters are in your area, then start a search.

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Key benefits of Grafter

  • Find temporary labour quickly & easily
  • Avoid disagreement with work agreement
  • Stay safe, secure and compliant easily
  • No payment until work completed
  • Labour ID checks and ‘KYC’ vetting
  • Tools to help manage the engagement
  • Immediate, secure cashless payments
  • Reviews ensure workers do a good job

Hire a grafter

Find the labour you need, then hire, manage and pay easily online, with the legal and financial support to help you stay secure and compliant.

Become a grafter

Register as a grafter, take a few minutes to set-up a basic profile and we will send you short-term job opportunities in your area as they come up.


How do I find workers with Grafter?
Once you have registered as a client, enter a postcode and you can browse grafters in your area. Or set-up a job, with a few basic details, and only those available and interested will appear in your dashboard. You can chat to them securely online (without having to give out your contact details) to check they are right for the job. Then use grafter to set-up an agreement manage and pay for the work.
What does it cost to hire with Grafter?

Grafter is completely free for workers. We only charges 10% (plus VAT) of the grafter fee to the clients. This fee includes use of the platform to help manage the job, all transaction & payment fees and having our team on hand to help.

Our fees are completely transparent, so you know exactly what the worker get’s paid and how much we charge. Unlike agencies who hide their fees in an overall higher day rate, and sometimes get away with as much as double in the hidden mark-up!


Why is it best to use Grafter to manage the workers?

Grafter is the most secure way to find and hire temp workers online. All conversations are secure and recorded, without having to give-out your contact details. You get a work agreement with details agreed and document up-front, to help avoid any disagreement later. Worker ID is verified so they are traceable through their bank details. Payment is cashless and secure.  You also get to review workers to keep them keen, or to post an honest review if they don’t do a good job. Finally our team is on hand to help with any issues.

Who is responsible for PAYE / Income Tax?

By joining the service all grafters self-certify as self-employed. This means the grafters are responsible for their own tax reporting and payments.

The exception is if you are a ‘Construction Industry Scheme’ (CIS) registered employer, then you will have to set the rate for the job and pay the grafter the Net amount. Then complete your CIS return and pay the tax as normal.

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