Britons who are looking for pharmaceutical and clinical research jobs could be boosted by
improving conditions in the UK labour market.
A new report from KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment
Confederation showed that the number of permanent placements rose
at its highest rate in more than a decade in March 2010.
Figures also showed that billings for temporary and contract
staff went up as well last month.
This suggests that more opportunities for people who want to
work as contractors in the pharmaceutical sector could be on the
Kevin Green, chief executive of the REC, commented: "Permanent
appointments increasing at the fastest pace for over 12 years is
the clearest sign yet of a revival in the UK jobs market."
He added that the rising demand for contractors shows how they
provide "vital flexibility" for businesses in the UK, as well as a
route back into work for jobseekers.
This comes after the Office for National Statistics reported a
drop in unemployment during the three months to January 2010.