Tags: UK labour market

1 in 3 workers unhappy at work

New research shows that job security is what nearly half of all workers are looking for in an era of rising workplace stress and anxiety.

White Paper sets out post-Brexit rules for migrant workers

Under proposed new immigration rules, low-skilled workers from EU countries will no longer have the automatic right to work in the UK after Brexit,

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…

New research reveals marketing and IT as the two clear skills gaps

According to UK-based private equity houses, newly acquired firms exhibit the largest skills gap in marketing and in IT management. This is the result of a survey published by ThoughtSpark, part of the Lindsell Marketing Group and a content development, and international PR and marketing services provider. The survey interviewed private equity houses based in the UK with…

REC reports slowest rate of placement growth in 18 months

Permanent placements increase at slowest pace in 18 months Faster rise in temp billings Strong salary growth amid falling candidate availability The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.…