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Recruitment Agencies (Temporary & Contract) Market Update 2014

  • January 2014
  • -
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

Executive Summary

Since the recession, the UK recruitment market has continued to remain challenging, with sluggish economic growth and public-sector spending cuts driving demand for staff down. However, while this has had a severe impact on demand for permanent employees, the temporary recruitment market has continued to observe growth over the past 3 years, with figures compiled by The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) revealing that the market for temporary and contract recruitment increased by 21.2% between 2009 and 2013, despite growth slowing somewhat in recent years. Meanwhile, the number of temporary and contract placements witnessed a 5.6% rise during the same 5-year period.

Table Of Contents

Recruitment Agencies (Temporary and Contract) Market Update 2014
Recruitment Agencies (Temporary and Contract) 2014
Foreword
Executive Summary
Market Definition
REPORT COVERAGE
MARKET SECTORS
Temporary Workers
Contract Workers
Recruitment Sectors
MARKET TRENDS
Growth in Temporary Appointments Boosting Overall Employment Market
Emergence of Skills Shortages and Reliance on 'Inward Migration'
Older Workforce Grows While Youth Unemployment Continue to Rise
Latest Figures From National Statistics Show Improvement in Labour Market
Public Sector Increasingly Dependent on Temporary Workers
Online Recruitment Continues to Grow
ECONOMIC TRENDS
MARKET POSITION
The UK
Overseas
Market Size
THE TOTAL MARKET
By Value
By Volume
BY MARKET SECTOR
Other Industrial/Blue Collar
Secretarial/Clerical
Technical/Engineering
Computing/IT
Education/Teaching
Nursing/Medical/Care
Drivers
Construction
Hotels/Catering
Accounting/Financial
Professional/Managerial
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
Current Issues
TUC CLAIMS ZERO-HOURS CONTRACTS ARE A BREACH OF AGENCY WORKERS REGULATIONS
NEW REGULATORY FRAMEWORK TO BE INTRODUCED FOR EMPLOYMENT INDUSTRY
NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS BILL
CONTROVERSY OVER MIS-SOLD INSURANCE FOR TEMPORARY WORKERS
UK OPENS LABOUR MARKET TO BULGARIA AND ROMANIA
NHS TO CUT TEMPORARY STAFF BILL
GOVERNMENT TO TAKE HARDLINE ON ENCOURAGING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK
NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE RISES AGAIN
Forecasts
INTRODUCTION
General Economic Forecasts
FORECASTS TO
MARKET GROWTH
FUTURE TRENDS
Company Profiles
INTRODUCTION
DEFINITIONS
Turnover (Sales)
Pre-Tax Profit
Profit Margin
Average Remuneration
Sales per Employee
FURTHER INFORMATION
ADECCO UK LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
CORDANT GROUP PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
HAYS PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
IMPELLAM GROUP PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Codes
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
MANPOWER UK LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
PERTEMPS LTD
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
STAFFLINE GROUP PLC
Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change
Principal Activities
SIC Code
FINANCIAL PROFILE
Sales
Profits
Employees
Balance Sheet/Ratios
Further Sources
Associations
Publications
Government Publications
Other Sources
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