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Contractor hiring remains strong while permanent candidates fall

by Jasmin Swayne

7 February 2017, Comments 0

UK recruitment consultancies reported that placements for Umbrella Company Employees and other temporary/contracting staff grew sharply again in January, the latest Report on Jobs […]


Temp/contractor demand rallies in all regions

by Jasmin Swayne

10 January 2017, Comments 0

The latest Markit/REC Report on Jobs reveals that while growth in the placement of permanent candidates eased in December from the nine-month high recorded […]


Business confidence returns, but hirers fear skills shortages

by Jasmin Swayne

22 December 2016, Comments 0

Nearly half of employers in the UK (48 per cent) anticipate a major struggle with severe shortages of appropriate candidates for permanent roles next […]


Draft IR35 reform legislation threatens public sector

by Jasmin Swayne

6 December 2016, Comments 0

A prominent expert on the UK’s professional contracting community was warned of huge challenges to come for contractors and agency workers following the release […]


Demand for contracting staff accelerates in October

by Jasmin Swayne

8 November 2016, Comments 0

The number of new temporary/contracting placements hit a five-month high in October, new survey data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) reveals. The […]


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