New and growing businesses often face a degree of uncertainty about the expected level of demand for their product or service. This in turn can make it difficult to anticipate staffing needs. Ideally, businesses will want to control headcount and associated costs in the most flexible manner whilst monitoring the quality of their offering. There are a variety of different ways in which a business can structure its workforce to help achieve these aims.
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