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Who’s hiring in September? »

According to the latest REC/KPMG Report on Jobs, available job vacancies continued to rise apace in July, with growth quickening to the fastest since January. The private sector remained the principal engine of job creation. Also the average starting salaries for people placed in permanent jobs continued to rise strongly in July, only fractionally below […]

Who is hiring in July? »

According to the latest Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)’s JobsOutlook survey of employers, employer intention to hire permanent staff remains at a record high: Eight out of ten employers are planning to create more permanent jobs in the next quarter. In addition to this, more than half of employers are planning to take on more […]

Who is hiring in June? »

The intention among UK employers to hire permanent staff is at a record high. Eight out of ten employers are planning to hire more people in the next three months, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)’s JobsOutlook survey of employers. In addition to the positive hiring intentions, employers also voiced their concerns over […]

Who’s hiring in April? »

When looking at the latest labour market figures things aren’t bad, but they could be much better. Despite a drop in the jobless and an increase in the number of people in employment, there are still more people looking for a job than officially jobs available. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the […]

Who’s hiring in March? »

The British labour market continues to improve: In January, vacancies rose at the fastest pace since May 1998, finds the latest REC/KPMG Report on Jobs. Both permanent and temporary staff placements continued to increase strongly, although the pace of expansion eased from the 45-month high recorded in December. Whether it is confidence in the slowly […]

Who’s hiring in February? »

According to the latest REC/KPMG Report on Jobs demand for staff is still growing. The strongest rate of expansion was signalled for executive and professional workers. Nursing, medical, care, IT and computing as well as accounting and financial also registered strong rates of growth. However, shortages of suitable candidates in some skill areas could hinder […]

Who’s hiring in December? »

According to the latest CIPD/SuccessFactors Labour Market Outlook the short-term jobs outlook is increasingly positive. Near-term employer confidence has risen to its highest level since the report began in 2005. Private sector firms will continue to drive much of the upturn in employment prospects, with confidence particularly strong in the manufacturing and production and the wholesale, retail […]

Who’s hiring in November? »

More people were recently placed in jobs and demand for new staff is still high in the UK. According to the latest Report on Jobs by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG, recruitment consultants signalled a further substantial rise in permanent staff placements during September. The pace of expansion was only slightly slower […]

Who’s hiring in September? »

According to the current REC/KPMG Report on Jobs, overall job vacancies increased at the strongest rate in six years. Higher levels of demand for both permanent and short-term staff were monitored by the survey in July. The strongest rate of expansion was indicated for permanent engineering jobs, as has been the case throughout the past four months. […]

Who’s hiring in May? »

Despite the recent rise in unemployment, the UK won’t go into a triple-dip recession as the labour market is highly flexible. The bad news is that there is not much job growth going on at the moment. The latest REC and KPMG Report on Jobs found that further increases in both permanent staff placements and […]