The Temporary Employment Services (TES) industry is growing globally, in direct response to the changing nature of work and the growing need for flexibility from businesses wishing to remain globally competitive. Sadly, the industry is misunderstood and its contribution to the South African economy and the skills development and livelihoods of the many hundreds of thousands of individuals who it employs underestimated.

Recent independent research has gone a long way to clearly showing why the TES industry should be effectively regulated and allowed to continue.

South African research conducted thus far includes: