Tags: Placements

100 disabled people a day are moving into jobs or placements

Disabled people are moving into jobs, training or work placements at a rate of more than 100 placements every working day, as part of the government’s drive to help more disabled people into work. More than 78,000 have been helped into work through the government’s package of employment support since 2011. The government’s campaign – #DisabilityConfident –…

Permanent placements growth at 26-month high in June

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs,  provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies. Stronger increases in permanent and temporary appointments Growth of permanent staff placements accelerated markedly in June, reaching the fastest rate for over two years. Similarly,…

Permanent placements and temp billings both continue to rise in January

Key points: Permanent appointments up for fourth consecutive month Temp billings rise for sixth month running Job vacancies increase at sharpest rate since April 2011 Permanent salary growth quickens to 16-month high Temp pay falls fractionally Summary: The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the…

Permanent placements rise at fastest rate for 17 months

Key points: Permanent appointments increase for first time since May Growth of temp billings accelerates to 18-month high Sharpest rise in job vacancies since June 2011 Nursing/Medical/Care staff remain most in-demand Further weak pay growth recorded Summary: The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – provides the most comprehensive guide to…

Staff placements fall at fastest pace for three years

Permanent and temporary appointments declined at their sharpest rates since July 2009 according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today. Permanent placements fell for the first time in six months during June, finds the report, while temporary / contract staff billings were down for the seventh month…

Employers urged to pay IT work experience students

A new initiative in Scotland has called on businesses to offer paid work experience to computing and IT students, in order to fill a major skills gap. e-Placement Scotland, an industry backed programme run by ScotlandIS, e-skills UK and Edinburgh Napier University, launched its ‘Let’s Get Paid’ initiative at a time when the technology sector…

Recruitment growth falls to lowest level in two years

The growth rate in the number of permanent hires in June dramatically hit its lowest level since August 2009, according to the latest Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs. Placements which were on the rise had also fallen to an eight-month low, while demand for both permanent and temporary staff also…