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Public Sector jobs more coveted than private sector roles

Jobseekers favour roles in the public sector by over three to one, according to research from leading UK jobs website totaljobs.com. In a survey of over 5,000 UK jobseekers, 55 per cent said they would prefer to work for a public sector organisation, compared to an equivalent role in the private sector. Only 16 per cent…

Final salary pensions shut at record rate in private sector

Final salary pensions in the private sector have closed their doors to new staff at the fastest rate on record, the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) said yesterday (Mon). Just 13% of final salary pensions were open to new joiners in 2012, a drop of a third from 19% in 2011, and the steepest…