As Brexit negotiations continue with their general pattern of ‘one step forward, two steps back,’ there’s some good news for the UK’s contracting sector at least. Despite the ongoing uncertainty, business goes on as usual, and in a competitive market boosted by emerging technology, there’s a growing need for skilled contractors. When innovation is strong, companies simply can’t afford to halt projects and risk falling behind with their products, services and systems. Contractors provide businesses with access to an agile and flexible contingent workforce. This allows them to meet demands in the short-term Brexit ‘gap’, without making long-term commitments that could hurt their budgets later. Most importantly, contractors don’t just represent manpower. They are a highly skilled workforce who can be deployed exactly when and where they’re needed, making them a cost effective business solution.