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    Firms sought temps over permanent staff during uncertain November

    Shutterstock Organisations are opting for the flexibility of temporary workers rather than offering permanent jobs, new data has revealed. The continuing economic effects of the pandemic and a second national lockdown in England in November saw demand for permanent employees fall for a second consecutive month after recovering slightly over the summer. According to the […] More

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    Agency workers paid less than employees win back pay

    Image posed by models. Shutterstock Forty agency workers who collect waste for Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council in the West Midlands will receive thousands of pounds in back pay after they argued they should have been paid equally to employees. The affected staff, who were employed by council-owned employment agency Templink and engaged by Serco on […] More

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    Ban on care staff moving between workplaces proposed

    Shutterstock Agency workers in the care sector will be banned from moving between care homes under new government proposals to reduce the spread of Covid-19. One of the common factors in care homes with a higher Covid-19 infection rate among staff was the use of staff who worked across multiple sites, according to the Department […] More