Employment is on the rise!

Despite the difficult times, many businesses have endured since the beginning of the pandemic last year, it seems that signs of better times to come are on the horizon. Businesses in the UK are feeling optimistic and are looking to fill new job requirements in 2021.

A study completed by human resources body, the CIPD, have found that about 56% of businesses surveyed are planning to hire in 2021! This is great news! It also shows that the sectors with the biggest intentions of expanding their workforces in 2021 are healthcare, finance, insurance, education and ICT. The healthcare sector is storming ahead, as 89% of their recruiters are planning to hire throughout this year.

The survey also discovered that the number of firms and businesses that are planning to make redundancies during the first quarter of 2021 have dropped to 20% from 30%. No one wants to hear about redundancies, but considering the whirlwind that has been 2020 for most businesses, this is a great statistic to hear!

So, what does this mean for us here at Complete Background screening?

Well, if recruitment is booming, employment screening services are in high demand! Currently, the most in-demand jobs are contributing to pandemic efforts in some way, and these critical roles demand background checks to maintain high standards. Think teachers, nurses and cleaners…These critical frontline roles are in high demand and as such background screening is a must!

So with 89% of those in the healthcare sector looking to recruit this year, we want you to know that we’re ready, available and at your service to get the best people possible onto your teams!

As always, we are a business who wants to do all it can to help, perhaps in the current season more than ever! Whilst you are the experts in your various fields, background screening is our bag, so as you join with 56% of businesses and look to recruit again, let us help you employ the right people, into the right roles! We’re here to help. It’s a joy to advise and share our expertise, and help the country keep pushing forward after a whirlwind 12 months!

Here at CBS, we offer a wide range of DBS checks and employment screening services that can help businesses and firms with the recruitment process. Our team of professionals are here to lend a helping hand in any way they can, to help employers find the best candidates for the right roles!

Want to know more about our services and how we can help you? Give us a call today on 01443 799900 or email us at info@cbscreening.co.uk. We would love to hear from you 🙂

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