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Record vacancies highlight UK businesses’ need to innovate to attract staff

Today’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the number of vacancies at 845,000 for August to October 2018, the highest since comparable records began in 2001 – 44,000 more than for a year earlier and 14,000 more than for May to July 2018.

REC hits back at Milliband’s recruitment comments as ‘silly business bashing’

Responding to reports in the papers alledging that Labour Leader, Ed Miliband criticised “rogue” employment agencies, recruiting exclusively from abroad, for driving the high levels of low-skilled migration to the UK (FT 24 November 2014) the chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation Kevin Green hit back at length, saying: “This is just silly. It’s another episode…

Permanent salaries rising at fastest rate for seven years

 Faster increase in permanent salaries but temp pay growth eases Sharper decline in candidate availability Growth of staff appointments eases but remains strong Summary 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…