Contractor Hiring On The Rise, According To Report

27 - 03 - 2013

The number of employers planning to hire both temporary contractors and permanent staff has risen, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

The survey of 600 employers found that 36% plan to increase the number of temporary workers they hire over the coming year and 55% planned to maintain temporary worker numbers at current levels.

The REC’s director of policy said the research suggests that ‘the jobs market will continue to outperform the rest of the economy in the short term.

‘Although the ONS reported a rise in unemployment last week, it is important to emphasise that the employment figures were also up. Currently it is small businesses that are the most cautious about hiring and we hope that announcements made by the chancellor in last week’s budget to make it cheaper and easier to hire people will help to boost business confidence in the future,’ he added.






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