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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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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Market update: Salary inflation hits 31 month record!

Key Points Strong rise in recruitment Starting salary inflation hits 31-month record alongside lack of candidate availability; Growth of demand for candidates declines slightly but still remains high. Sharp Increase in Permanent Placements Permanent placements have continued to rise each month for the past year-and-a-half. This growth has been linked to a greater demand for […]

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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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Growth in permanent placements slows slightly in December

Key points from the December survey:   Slightly weaker rise in permanent placements…   Candidate availability declines at weakest pace for over three years   Growth in permanent staff placements softens slightly… A further increase in permanent staff placements during December, though the rate of growth softened slightly from November’s nine-month peak.   Softer decline […]

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The Week in Numbers – 13th January 2016

The Week in Numbers 225 – Number of Investment Advisers Santander expects to employ by the end of March 7% – Fall in China’s CSI 300 index on Monday, triggering newly-introduced “Circuit-Breakers” that halted trading for the day 21% – Rise in mortgage approvals year-on-year in November, according to Bank of England Figures 13k – […]

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The Week in Numbers – 21st December

The Week in Numbers £6m – Size of FCA fine imposed on Threadneedle Asset Management for allowing a fund manager to book a trade that could have caused a £72m lose to client funds 5 – Number of firms the FCA is considering taking enforcement action against following the findings of a thematic review into […]

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The Week in Numbers – 10th December

The Week in Numbers £5m – Potential annual increase in advisers’ FSCS levies if the FCA pushes ahead with plans to expand the scheme 13% – Fall in assets under management at Aberdeen following outflows from the group’s flagship emerging markets equity funds £16m – Paper loss made by Neil Woodford on investment in Northwest Biotherapeutics. […]

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The Week in Numbers – 30th Nov

The Week in Numbers 5 – Number of organisations that should merge to become a single trade body, according to a review chaired by former Ofcom chief Ed Richards. The list includes the CML and the BBA £3.7m – Amount in Hargreaves Lansdown shares sold by investment marketing director Ian Hunter 99 – Number of […]

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