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IR35 Repeal

APSCo welcomes IR35 repeal in Chancellor’s Budget Responding to Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s Mini Budget, Tania Bowers, Global Public Policy Director for the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) comments: “The Chancellor’s Mini Budget promised to be one that drives growth for the UK and it’s clear that the Truss administration is powering ahead with an

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Midlands’s IT sector experiences exponential growth

The IT arena is dominating the hiring landscape in the Midlands and is forecast to be the largest growth area in 2022, with vacancies surging to nearly 16,000 jobs so far this year. That’s according to recent research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). The data, provided by business intelligence specialist Vacancysoft also revealed

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Demand for contractors spikes as skills disappear across the country

As skills disappear across the UK, employers are relying heavily on contract professionals to keep businesses operating as threats of a recession increase. That’s according to the latest data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) The data – provided by the global leader in software for the staffing industry, Bullhorn – revealed that the number of

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A round-up of recruitment sector market reports

The last few years have been an extremely turbulent period for the staffing sector. Recruitment is booming, but the skills gap is becoming concerningly wide, which raises the question: what’s in store for the future of hiring? This report offers an analysis of the most recent global hiring trends and the future hiring intentions of

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Sector Trends Report

IT continues to surge across the UK with May proving to be the busiest month so far. When comparing IT vacancies in May 2022 to May 2021, we see that volumes are up by 55%. Analysed by year a similar story emerges, in that the monthly average for 2022 is 30% up on 2021.. The

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