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Rise in permanent placements, while temp billings continue to fall

The key findings of this month’s Report on Jobs, a survey of 400 recruitment agencies by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG LLP, are: * Growth of permanent placements eases * Temporary/contract staff appointments fall at fastest rate since July 2009 * Midlands outperforms the rest of the UK * Engineering and construction sector…

Agency workers regs have mixed impact among employers

New research finds that, for two organisations in three (65.1%) there has been no change in their use of agencies to help find temps since the introduction of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, although the use of agencies has fallen in 22.1% of organisations. Under the Regulations, after completing a 12-week qualification period, agency workers…

Nearly a third of businesses expected to terminate temp contracts early because of Agency Workers Regulations

* Survey among recruiters * 19% of recruiters think AWR is supressing demand for temps Nearly a third of organisations (29%) are likely to terminate contractors and temporary workers assignments prematurely because of the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR), according to research by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). A poll among recruiters found that…