Tags: Interim

Change and transformation is the top demand for HR interim managers, says Jason Atkinson

With pay rates on the rise and human resources being the second most dominant business function utilising interim managers, Jason Atkinson, Managing Director, Russam Interim, an award-winning UK interim management provider and Chair of the Interim Management Association (IMA) takes a look at the trends in HR interim management for 2014. Many businesses rely on…

Green Shoots of Recovery Signalled by Interim Report 2013

Interim managers are more likely to be on an assignment and feel busier than they did two years ago, according to biennial research by leading interim management and executive recruitment company Executives Online. Two years ago Executives Online’s highly regarded UK Interim Report  revealed that nearly half (47 per cent) of interim managers were less…

Demand for Interim Specialists rising in UK Banking & Financial Sector

The banking and financial sector is showing a high demand for Interim Managers to support it through a period of major transformation where specialist skills, experience and knowledge are needed, according to Russam GMS, the award-winning interim management provider. The latest twice-yearly snapshot survey of 12,000 interims from Russam GMS revealed that banking, finance and…

Professional Interims set to be collateral damage in ill thought out government proposals

The Government’s latest proposals suggesting that ‘controlling persons’ have income tax and national insurance deducted at source – i.e. that they be taxed as an employee – even if they are working through a personal services company – will have a hugely detrimental effect on the professional flexible staffing sector. That’s the message from The…

Growing demand for British Interim Managers overseas

-Western Europe is top destination for Interims – – International work is still male dominated – – Asia seen as number one area for growth – The British Interim Manager is becoming an increasingly popular UK export according to new research report, ‘The International Interim Market 2012’ from award-winning Interim Management Provider, Russam GMS. International…

Firms hire temporary staff to support business growth in 2012

New research shows that 18% of finance departments are comprised of non-permanent employees. Nearly two thirds (63%) of Chief Finance Officers (CFOs) plan to add temporary and/or interim staff to their finance teams in 2012, according to new research from Robert Half UK. Despite changing working practices such as the Agency Workers’ Regulation (AWR), UK…

New research shows employers using interims in a more strategic capacity

Research Puts Spotlight On Strategic Value Of HR Interim Executives – Green Park Interim & Executive Search’s annual survey of interim and consultancy trends in Human Resources highlights a move towards employers using interims in a more strategic capacity. More than one third (35%) of respondents reported that they are increasingly used as a strategic…

Recruitment agency Hays has recommended that workers hired by companies on a temporary basis should ensure they are extra inquisitive to help them gain the knowledge necessary to do a successful job. A spokeswoman for the firm explained that interim staff are faced with an additional set of challenges to permanent employees and are expected…

More and more people are electing to search for temporary positions, according to a specialist recruiter. A spokeswoman for Hays noted that it is becoming an increasingly popular wary of finding work, even among those who would never previously have considered short-term jobs. "It is well rewarded, offers access to a variety of projects and…