Use of Agency Staff in Public Sector
This research is being undertaken in two stages. The first stage consists of a systematic literature review to establish the current evidence base, along with interviews with pay experts. The second stage involves the gathering and analysis of new qualitative information. This includes in-depth qualitative interviews with public sector employers and recruitment agencies, as well as conducting focus groups with agency staff currently working within the public sector.
Timescale and funder
The evaluation is funded by the Office of Manpower Economics. It began in March 2016 and was published in December 2016.