Waive fees to help agency workers out of poverty

Recruiters should waive the ‘temp to perm’ fee in order to help temporary agency workers move on in their career, a recruiter has suggested.

Ruth Rubin, managing partner at transportation recruiter and customer design consultancy Proactive, made the suggestion in response to the launch of a report by think tank the Resolution Foundation that examined whether entering the workforce was a way out of poverty for households.

The report entitled ‘Working hard(ship)’ found that although generally speaking...

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