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Temporary employees make a huge difference to a business. Whether it’s to cover a period of absence, an extra pair of hands to support an increase in trade or support for a particular project, the flexibility, urgent availability and niche skill set offered by temporary accountancy and finance professionals is invaluable to many organisations across the Yorkshire region.

There are many reasons why a business may need to engage the support of a temporary employee such as bringing a specialist skill in the organisation, extra resource for an urgent project and covering staff absences to name just a few.

Temporary employees bring many benefits to a business; here are some of the key advantages:

  • Temporary employees will be ready and available for work almost immediately, meaning that you are able to have a new highly skilled and experienced member of the team in place typically within 24 hours of identifying a particular need.

  • They often possess specialised skills which match a particular requirement that currently exists within an organisation so as well as delivering within their role, they are sharing their experience which benefits and expands the knowledge of others.

  • New employees give a boost to existing members of staff; they come with fresh ideas and can offer an alternative perspective which can be hugely motivational to the rest of the workforce.

  • A temporary employee can add so much value to the organisation that you want to make the appointment permanent. However, not all temps are looking for a permanent role so they may not wish to take up the offer. Similarly you should avoid recruiting a temp for what you know is a permanent position with the intention of ‘trialling’ them before offering the role.

  • Temporary employees will have been rigorously interviewed and evaluated in advance. Our detailed understanding of a client’s requirements and a candidate’s skill set will ensure suitable members of staff are in place without the need for businesses to dedicate significant time and resource to assessing and interviewing potential candidates.

Sharp Consultancy specialises in the recruitment of temporary, interim and permanent finance and accountancy professionals. With offices in Leeds and Sheffield our highly experienced team of consultants recruit for positions throughout Yorkshire and beyond. CONTACT US today to find out more.