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UK pay rises wiped out by highest inflation in Western Europe

British companies are planning to increase salaries by an average of 3% in 2013 for the second year running according to Towers Watson’s Salary Budget Planning Report for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). However with inflation expected to run at 3.2% this year – nearly half a percentage point higher than in 2012…

Employment set to rise despite stalling economic growth

According to the latest Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/SuccessFactors Labour Market Outlook report, employment will continue to grow in the first quarter of 2013. Its key indicator is the net employment balance, which measures the difference between the proportion of employers that look to increase total staffing levels and those that intend to…

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…

Temporary labour usage set to rise in the public sector

Latest Comensura Government Index reveals an increase in employers’ reliance on temporary labour across managerial and professional roles During the final quarter of 2012, temporary labour usage among Local Authorities decreased by only 0.1%, when compared to the same period in 2011. The minor decrease shown in Comensura’s Government Index was the lowest quarterly decrease…

Financial services salaries rise in September 12, despite limited job availability

London Employment Monitor September 12 highlights: The number of available financial services job opportunities in London decreased from August 12 to September 12 by 19% Compared to September 11 this was also a drop of 43% The number of professionals entering the financial services hiring market dropped by 12% in September 12 month-on-month Comparing September…

Permanent placements fall at slower rate, while temp billings rise slightly in August

REC/KPMG Report on Jobs: Permanent placements fall at slower rate, while temp billings rise slightly in August Key points: Decline in permanent staff appointments eases Temporary staff billings increase for first time in nine months Job vacancies continue to rise Nursing/Medical/Care workers are most sought-after Rising candidate availability subdues pay pressures Summary: The Recruitment and…