Research topic: agency working

Forde, Chris; Slater, Gary; Green, Francis
July 2008
People Management;7/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p43
This article focuses on a study which investigated the nature and experience of the temporary agency sector in Great Britain. Two large-scale nationally representative datasets, the "2007 Labour Force Survey" and the "2006 Skills Survey," were utilized for the study. The study found that there were 250,000 agency workers in the country, around one percent of the employed workforce. The characteristics of agency workers, pay levels and job quality are revealed.


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