Tags: labour market

UK labour market contracts amidst Brexit uncertainty

  Wages are continuing to rise at their highest level for nearly a decade, the latest official Office for National Statistics figures published today show. However the evidence points to a steadily contracting labour market. Average weekly earnings, excluding bonuses, went up by 3.3 per cent in the three months to October, the biggest rise…

Graduate over-qualification reaches saturation point, says CIPD

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has called their new report on the UK’s graduate over-qualification problem a ‘wake-up call’ for employers, the Government and young people. On the eve of the publication of GCSE results, the professional body for HR and people development have called for an education funding review and a national…

HRreview interview: Tara Sinclair – chief economist at Indeed

As an associate professor of economics and international affairs at George Washington University, Tara Sinclair’s expertise is in modelling, explaining and forecasting macroeconomic and labour market fluctuations and trends for different countries. As chief economist for Indeed, the global jobs search engine, she is able to develop original research using Indeed data on jobs and…

Tech talent market to tighten in 2015

Employment within the UK technology sector will grow by 2.19 percent over the next 12 months Nine in 10 (91%) IT leaders plan to increase technology investment New projects include information risk & security, business intelligence, mobile solutions, application development and virtualisation Almost a third (30%) of UK CIOs plan to increase salaries, with the…