Of the 3.4 million Brits (7% of the adult population) planning an overnight or weekend break for the Easter Bank Holiday, a whopping 3 million of us (6%) will be staying in the UK, according to Visit England. Likely to generate some £700 million in tourism spend for the UK economy, and a further £100 million abroad, it will also generate everything from increased demand in accommodation, travel, retail and leisure, from high street business to huge corporations.
HR departments and businesses across the UK will be looking recruit temporary staff or efficiently deploy their permanent staff to meet the Easter tourism demand, and ensure that everyone has a good time. However, Easter is of course a time when staff themselves want to take time off for a holiday - especially those with school age children – increasing the logistical difficulties of employers and recruitment companies. This is where tabs® will help employers to stay fully operational during one of the year’s busiest periods.
tabs®, a game-changing Dynamic People Assignment app is entirely customisable and so can be deployed across all sectors set to see a surge in business this Easter- from airports to airlines, trains to coaches, hotel chains to package holiday companies, and even recovery businesses such as the AA, RAC and Green Flag, as the inevitable Easter exodus gets underway. With the ability to issue live job alerts in permanent and temporary workforces, as well as freelancers and contractors via 24/7 via smart technology, tabs® is entirely reactive to its users’ busiest periods and creates savings of around 40% in both time and money.
Multi-award winning tabs® has been designed based on 100's of hours of customer insight to remove the burden of finding, assigning and paying the right people, ensuring every travel and tourism businesses will meet demand, more nimbly, more flexibly and all at reduced cost. Even at one of the busiest time of year when overtime rates apply and the logistics of shifting the sector’s workforce efficiently and productively is paramount and making tabs® the best temporary recruitment solution for all business sectors with high volumes of staff and shifts.
tabs® has benefits that stretch way beyond just Easter Bank Holiday, just as the consumer demand will. 6.5 million of us have already made plans for spring day trips, with a huge 13 million stating they have plans to ‘get out and about’ over the Easter period. A further 4.5 million are as yet undecided on their plans. Couple these statistics with the millions who will simply visit family and friends for an Easter meal or get together and Easter 2016 if looking like a bumper year for the domestic economy. Overall indications are that Easter will prove a healthy start to the 2016 holiday season as a whole.