LEGISLATION OVERVIEW FOR 2016

11 January 2016: Zero hours contracts providing specific remedies for zero hours workers regarding exclusivity clauses. Early 2016 Gender pay gap reporting: The Government is required to bring in legislation by 25 March 2016 which requires employers to publish information about differences in pay for male and female employee. Depending in the precise wording of the legislation, this may include a requirement to provide information about temporary workers. 1…

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February Report on Jobs

Key points from the January survey: Permanent placements growth quickens Permanent salaries continued to increase, albeit at weakest rate in 27 months Candidate availability remains tight Commenting on the latest survey results, REC chief executive Kevin Green, said: “The jobs market has started 2016 with a bang – our latest data shows strong growth in demand for staff and in permanent placements.  Professional service jobs are among those leading…

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December Job Market Report

Key points for December: Permanent and temporary appointments both increase at sharper rates Candidate availability tightens further Pay growth remains marked   Faster growth of staff appointments The number of people placed in permanent jobs increased further in November. The rate of growth was marked, having accelerated to the sharpest since April. Higher placements were recorded at around 38% of panellists, compared with approximately 27% that noted a decline….

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November Job Market Report

Report on Jobs – November Key points from the October survey: Growth of both permanent placements and temp billings accelerates Salaries continue to rise strongly Candidate availability remains tight Faster growth of permanent and temporary appointments… October data signalled a further increase in permanent staff placements. Growth was solid and the sharpest in four months. Around 41% of panellists reported higher placements, citing robust demand for staff. Temporary/contract staff…

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Job Market Report May 2015

Job Market Report May 2015 Key points from the May survey: Growth of permanent placements eases, but remains marked overall Permanent salary growth remains strong Permanent placements growth eases…          …but temp billings rise at faster pace                   Salary growth cools, but still strong…                         …as candidate…

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