REC: ‘Temporary work is critical in any recovery – businesses turn to temps to help them ramp up and meet demand while the future looks uncertain’.
Lockdown has resulted in more UK adults having greater confidence in their own personal financial resilience.
REC: ‘The trend of improvement in hiring we are seeing may be slow, but it is sure. As schools re-open and more businesses open up workplaces, we expect to see more adverts as firms change to reflect the new normal’.
Research shows that the use of contractors enhances employment growth by improving productivity.
IPSE: ‘We are already seeing the consequences of the gaps in support in the steep drop in the number of self-employed people last quarter’.
Search Group: ‘We are experiencing more than double the amount of applications to any job we post compared with last year’.
Temporary staff are becoming increasingly important to businesses as they try to recover from the effects of the pandemic.
ONS figures show that the number of self-employed professionals fell by a record 238,000 in the second quarter of the year.