Official Statistics Show Decline In Temporary Workers

Latest figures from the Office of National Statistics shows that the number of temporary employees in the UK fell by approximately 29,000 in the April-June 2023, compared to the January-March 2023 period.  Total employment fell by 66,000 jobs to 32.9 million during the same period, and the UK’s unemployment rate edged up to 4.2% from […]

JCB Offers Agency Workers Perm Roles and Plans 400 More Temps!

JCB is to recruit more than 400 extra agency staff as the firm said it was gearing up “for a surge in production”.  The market for construction equipment has “rebounded sharply”, the Staffordshire company said, after production was brought to a halt by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The 400 agency jobs are in a variety of […]

Unite secures victory in AWR case

Unite has won a case on behalf of forty workers employed by a recruitment agency (Templink) and engaged by Serco on Sandwell council’s outsourced refuse collection contract, securing substantial backpay for the workers.  The case centres around equal pay, and the workers had been engaged for up to two years and were being paid at […]

001: Current Job Scams, an interview with Keith Rosser, Chair of SAFERjobs

Join Julia Kermode as she talks to Keith Rosser, Chair of SAFERjobs, about the increasing number of job related scams that are exploiting people currently. If you are looking for work then this is an incredibly important podcast episode for you to listen to. Keith shares his insight and knowledge of what the current job scams […]