It’s easy to hire and manage temporary workers with Grafter…

Grafter has a network of over twenty thousand temporary workers across the UK.  Finding, hiring and paying temp workers is quick and easy.

Grafter provide all the financial and legal tools you need to manage the engagement safely and securely, taking the paperwork and hassle out of hiring people for short-term work.

Start a search

To use search, select a category and enter a postcode. You can see how many grafters are in your area. Then click ‘Continue’ to register and send the job out to the Grafters. Normally you will have a handful of available Grafters with an hour or two!

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.

Benefits of using Grafter

  • Find temporary workers quickly & easily
  • Manage projects easily in your dashboard
  • Use online ‘Chat’ to confirm details
  • Agree work with a simple online contract
  • Transparent low fees – only 10%
  • Grafter’s ID fully verified with bank details*
  • Grafters are automatically insured*
  • Immediate, secure cashless payments*
  • Submit a Review to keep workers keen*
  • Our support team on-hand to help*

* When using Grafter to manage and pay for the job, insurance subject to work category

Customer feedback

Example industries

Our temp workers are prepared to turn their hand to all sorts of jobs. We have helped small business fill all kind of temp worker and short-term staff positions. From florists and crepe chefs to yard hand and building labourers. Here are some of categories grafters can help with. Click the images to find out more.


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?

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 50% mark-up!

Grafter is completely free for workers and 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, the workers insurance costs and our team on hand to help.

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 and workers are insured, subject to the type of work. 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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