Employers are now seeking more temp staff, says study

 Employers are now seeking more temp staff, says study

New research presented by The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has found that demand for temporary staffing has increased dramatically, as confidence in the current financial climate slips further.

The net balance of employers’ confidence in the prospects of the UK economy fell by three per cent this month to a low of net -31. Confidence in making hiring and investment decisions has also slipped by three per cent into a negative net minus four per cent. These are the lowest levels since the REC’s records began in June of 2016.

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