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UK — Temporary to permanent employee proves an attractive option

07 April 2010

The latest Professional Talent Spotlight for March 2010 published by recruitment consultancy Badenoch & Clark reveals that employers are increasingly turning to temporary employees in order to trial them as permanent employees.

Badenoch & Clark Managing Director, Neil Wilson, said "as employers begin the process of recruiting again after a period of recruitment freezes, many are finding temp to perm arrangements a convenient way of bringing in resource quickly while also taking a long-term view."


"Demand for professional staff in banking and financial services continues to grow as the sector races ahead to resource up."

"We continue to see elongated interview processes as employers remain cautious about making the right hiring choice. While this was an understandable approach in the downturn, some employers will find themselves at a disadvantage as more nimble competitors snap up immediately available talent."

"The pick-up in banking and financial services recruitment is being reflected in the legal profession as more and more law firms are defrosting recruitment budgets and reviewing pay structures. Equally, we're seeing an increase in the number of lawyers considering a move."

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