Employment law changes taking effect in October 2014

Employment law changes taking effect in October 2014 The following changes to employment law come into effect on 1 October 2014: 1.    The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 will increase the various national minimum wage (NMW) rates as follows: The adult rate for workers who are aged 21 and over will increase from […]

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Vacancies Rise at Strongest Rate in Over 16 Years

Key points from the August survey:  Demand for staff increases at fastest pace since April 1998 Growth of staff appointments remains marked, despite easing Candidate shortages fuel strong pay growth. Growth of staff appointments eases but still marked… Permanent placements growth remained strong in August, although eased from the five-month high recorded in July. …supported […]

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Recruitment in the UK rises at fastest rate in five months

Key points: Stronger growth of appointments Record decline in availability of candidates Starting salary growth close to June’s high The main market indicators for July are: Acceleration in growth of staff appointments… Greater numbers of people move into permanent and temporary roles during July, with rates of expansion accelerating to five- and seven-month highs respectively. […]

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