What is it like to work as a contractor?

Our team have seen an increase in the number of candidates seeking contract and interim assignments in recent years, but what is it really like to work as a contractor?

Contract workers become central to employer hiring strategies

In January, eight out of ten employers believed the economic conditions to be improving and consequently 99% of UK employers plan to increase their number of contract workers over the next quarter.

Hot seat: Senior consultant Gareth Dixon talks about working at Cast UK

Gareth Dixon joined Cast UK 6 years ago coming from a large global recruitment company with a background of having worked in Supply Chain.

Gareth is now one of our Senior Consultants on the Interim and Contract team, recruiting interim professionals into the FMCG sector roles across the UK. We talked to Gareth about his time with company to date and what he enjoys the most about working for Cast UK.

Employers turn to interim managers as competition for talent increases

There has been a shift in the recruitment market, with a 15 per cent increase in demand for interim managers, as reported by the Interim Management Association (IMA), in the first quarter of 2014.