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Gambling workforce

Gambling workforce means the number of persons employed in licensed gambling activities. An employee is anyone that a licensed gambling operator directly pays from its payroll, in return for carrying out a full time or part time job or being on a training scheme (including persons who are temporarily absent but still being paid, for example those who are sick or on maternity or paternity leave). It does not include (a) employees not employed in relation to the licensed activity, (b) former employees only receiving a pension, (c) self-employed workers, (d) working owners who are not paid via PAYE, (e) staff who are not directly employed (for example, agency staff), or (f) volunteers. Each person employed is counted as one, regardless of whether they work full time or part time. It is reported to us as at a point nearest to the end of an operator’s reporting period.