By Malgorzata Mazur
21 July 2021 — As Covid restrictions continue to ease there’s a general optimism that some sense of normality is on the horizon. We’re already seeing recruitment confidence pick up, with recent research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) showing that permanent vacancies in the UK were up 90 per cent year-on-year in April. Contract roles reported a similar spike, up 83 per cent between April 2020 and 2021.
However, while this uptick in hiring may seem positive on the surface,