has been a huge increase in the number of temporary workers being employed in
according to a new survey.
survey, conducted by financial recruitment firm Portfolio Payroll, shows the
increase has been dramatic, with 79 per cent of businesses now offering
permanent positions to temporary workers, as opposed to 62 per cent from the
same survey two years ago.
survey also found the vast majority of temps are considered to be more punctual
and reliable than full-time staff.
from the survey include:
Have you ever used a temporary worker to
fill a short-term position?
– 47 per cent Yes – 74
– 53 per cent No – 26
Have you ever offered permanent positions to
– 62 per cent Yes – 79
– 38 per cent No – 21
Are temporary workers more reliable and
punctual than full-time workers?
– 76 per cent Yes – 91 per cent
– 9 per cent Same – 4
– 15 per cent No – 5 per cent