Recruiters oppose Labour’s John McDonnell’s umbrella ban

Recruiters have voiced their opposition to a call made by the shadow chancellor for umbrella firms to be banned.

John McDonnell told delegates at the TUC Conference in Manchester: “Yes, we will ban the payroll umbrella companies that have developed in recent years.”

Greg Wood, group commercial director at healthcare recruiter Your World Recruitment Group, told Recruiter that umbrellas provided a valuable service and that banning them would damage the sector. “...

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