Construction Skills Shortages

Construction Skills are in very High Demand – Have you Considered any of these Opportunities?

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Construction is one of the industries with the highest skills shortages in the UK, with close to 170,000 jobs projected to be created by 2023 across the country. And, with more than 1 in 5 workers in the construction industry aged 50 or above, the time is ripe for young people to enter the job market in an […]

receptionist

How do you find a temp receptionist?

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Receptionists are the beating heart of a company. Without a friendly face to welcome guests and answer the telephone, even the most high-flying operations come unstuck. So what happens when your trusted receptionist calls in sick, or jets off on holiday? You might need a replacement fast, even if it’s just for a day or […]

Temporary Recruitment Agencies Apprenticeships

TempaGoGo signs petition for agency workers to access apprenticeships

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TempaGoGo has put its name to a petition calling for the government to extend its apprenticeship schemes to temporary workers.  Over 350 people have shown their support for this reform of the 2017 Apprenticeship Levy, organised by the Recruitment & Employment Council (REC). The REC argue that these changes will boost progression, address current chronic […]

How to win more business as a recruitment consultant

5 top tips to win more business as a recruitment consultant

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… or what recruiters value in recruitment agencies! If you’re a recruitment consultant or have been in the recruitment industry, especially dealing with temps, you know that it’s a tough industry to be in!  Recruitment agencies suffer from bad press.  They’re under attack from the multiplication of gig economy platforms such as upwork, peopleperhour or […]

Will temp recruitment agencies disappear? Are gig economy platforms the future?

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Maybe not… let’s look at the question from a worker’s perspective. If you’re working as a temp for a recruitment agency, you’re considered a “worker” You are, like 1.3 million other temp agency workers in the UK, entitled to: holidays sick pay the national minimum wage And you’re employed, on average, on 17-week long assignments. […]

Top tips to avoid bad surprises with your temp recruitment agency bill

3 top tips to help you with your recruitment agency bill

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Margins, markups, agency fees, candidates wages… Does it give you vertigo? Have you sometimes wondered why your recruitment agency bills ended up more expensive than you expected them to be? Have you been perplexed by discussions about margins or mark-ups? Have you been frustrated to discover the existence of ‘temp-to-perm’ fees? No more (bad) surprises […]

It's difficult to find temp drivers.

Looking for a temp driver? How to find great driving recruitment agencies in London

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If you have a temporary driving vacancy to fill, it can be both daunting and time-consuming to find suitable recruitment agencies with available candidates! With 11,145 temporary recruitment agencies in the UK to choose from. Close to 50 recruitment agencies specialised in driving roles in London. Important staff shortages in Transport & Logistics…, life is hard […]