"The current big unknown is the impact and influence the coronavirus may have on market confidence."
"With more certainty about what lies ahead in the short term, many have taken the opportunity to start hiring again."
The recruitment industry shows no signs of slowing down. Despite Brexit and economic uncertainty, recruitment entrepreneurs are still looking to join the market. According to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Federation), industry…
"In 2020 recruiters can still expect the high-quality advice, guidance, training and advocacy they want from the REC – but this partnership enables us to do more for Britain’s world-leading recruitment and staffing industry.”
“The upcoming IR35 reforms are having a negative impact on the availability and placement of temporary workers."
"Given the candidate shortages many firms are experiencing, we will also need progress on effective skills and immigration policies."
"It is disappointing that the review won’t be looking into the legislation itself, as we had hoped, and will limit engagement from outside of London."
"The Brexit transition period must now be put into action and a realistic plan put in place for long-term trading arrangements, including for services – a critical part of our economy."
"As big business set out their strategies for the coming year, they will need to start making key decisions on hiring and investment."
"With so many firms at or close to full capacity, it’s no surprise that employers want to invest in their workforces."