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Tempo calls for more effective enforcement across the recruitment industry

Tempo, an alliance for temporary recruitment agencies and hirers, calls for more effective enforcement and a better informed workforce to stamp out malpractice in the temporary staffing sector and give the public greater confidence in the quality of services provided. There is a good deal of regulation for the recruitment industry in the UK but…

Some seasonal cheer as short term demand for agency staff grows and longer term hiring plans remain stable

Despite the latest economic predictions, data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation is showing some glimmers of light with a slight improvement in longer term hiring intentions and strong demand for temporary staff to meet seasonal demand. The monthly report found: Temps still in strong demand: Despite the Agency Workers Regulations coming into force in…

Employer hiring intentions show signs of improvement

Although employer confidence remains fragile, there are signs that employers are becoming more confident about longer-term hiring intentions, as revealed by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s latest JobsOutlook. The monthly report found: Employers confident about growing workforce in the long-term: Over the next 12 months, 42 per cent of employers are planning to grow their…