REC JobsOutlook report shows non-permanent staff are seen as positive
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has suggested that a new study shows temporary and contract workers are being seen in a more positive light. Roger Tweedy, director of research at REC, made his comments after the organisation unveiled its JobsOutlook report, which showed that 85% of employers intend to maintain or increase the number of non-permanent staff on their workforce. In his view, this is down to the ‘renewed positivity’ towards such staff and the added flexibility they offer firms.
This week, the REC called for the government to work closely with recruitment agencies and labour inspectorates to ensure that cost-effective strategies are developed during these difficult economic times.