Down but not out

Arkin, Anat
June 2008
People Management;6/26/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p18
The article discusses the impact of economic downturn to the human resources sector. A survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG states that many employers are filling vacancies with temporary staff and the case is evident in the financial services sector. KPMG advises clients to consider measures such as salary-sacrifice schemes.


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