May news …Rise in Vacancies…Drop in candidate availability.

Key Points: Continued rise in permanent placements; Growth of demand for staff picks up for the first time in nine months; Steeper decline in candidate availability triggers greater rises in pay. Permanent placements… There has been an increase in permanent placements but the rate of expansion in April was the softest witnessed in 2018. The […]

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Latest market news: High demand for staff but low candidate Availability

 Key points from the March Survey: Permanent placements continue to rise; Growth of demand for staff remains high, but candidate availability drops lower; Starting salaries increase to greatest extent for five months. Growth in permanent placements… Although the rate of expansion has softened from February’s three-year record high, the growth in permanent placements remains sharp. […]

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Inflation Remains at a Record High Amid Candidate Shortages

Key Points from the February Survey: Softer rise in permanent placements High levels of candidate shortages amid high starting salaries Softer rise in staff vacancies Softer rise in permanent placements… The number of people placed in permanent jobs increased in February although at a slower rate than January’s recent high. The continued increase has  been […]

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Recruitment news Jan 2018 – Permanent recruitment continues to rise at an increasing pace

Key Points from the December Survey: Permanent placements continue to rise at an increasing pace; Pay inflation remains high alongside a further decrease in candidate availability; Demand for staff softens but remains historically strong. Permanent Placements Permanent staff placements have increased at the quickest pace since August. This has resulted in a higher number of […]

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January’s Job Market Report

January Job Market Report Key points from the survey: Slower rises in both permanent and temporary staff appointments Permanent salary growth moderates to 26-month low Candidate availability falls at weaker, but still marked, rate   Commenting on the latest survey results, Bernard Brown, Partner at KPMG, said: “Hiring remained slow but steady during December, with […]

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August’s Job Market Report

Growth of staff appointments falls further… Although permanent placements continued to rise in August, the rate of growth eased further, hitting a 27-month low. …restricted by skill shortages The availability of candidates for permanent roles fell further in August, with the rate of decline accelerating to the sharpest for a year. Salary growth remains strong… Starting […]

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Market News Feb 2015

UK wide there has been stronger growth of staff appointments… Permanent staff placements rose further in February. The rate of growth in appointments was marked and the fastest since last October…. …buoyed by improved demand for staff Vacancies available for people seeking employment continued to rise in February. Overall demand for staff rose at the […]

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Key Points from the January Employment Survey

Key points from the January survey: Permanent and temporary appointments rise, but rate of growth slows. Vacancies increase at stronger pace. Rate of decline in candidate availability moderates. Slower growth of staff appointments…   Permanent staff placements continued to rise in January, but the rate of expansion eased to a 20-month low. Temp billings growth […]

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