2019 Office Support & Secretarial Hiring Trends

Morgan McKinley 04.03.2019

It would be naive to say Brexit has had no impact on Office Support jobs, however any changes have been too subtle to attribute directly to the UK’s exit from Europe.

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The Office Support & Secretarial recruitment landscape

Never before have we seen so many roles based in London, that are typically permanent requirements, start off as, or turn, temporary. There are numerous explanations, encompassing budgets, Brexit, mergers, restructuring, compliance requirements, and headcount avoidance.

The overall sentiment for 2018 office support hiring in the Home Counties was positive. A busy first six months resulted in increased temporary and permanent roles compared to the same period of the previous year.

Read employment insights in our survey write-up

As part of compiling the 2019 Morgan McKinley salary guides, 2,400 active UK based professionals and employers were surveyed to gain an insight into their varying views of employment.

You can read the full write-up of our findings here.

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