Permanent placements rise to greatest extent since August

Key Points from the November Survey: Permanent placements rise at a quicker pace; Availability of candidates continues to decline sharply; High demand for staff leads to further increases in pay; The unemployment rate remains low. Staff Appointments Rise Further… The growth in permanent placements has reached a three-month high across the UK. The rise has […]

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Decline in Availability of Candidates and Increased Starting Salaries!

Key points from the October survey: Continued growth of appointments but at a softer pace Availability falls sharply Starting salaries increase at second-quickest rate since November 2015! Commentary “Its great news that employers are continuing to hire. However, that growth is slowing down and one of the reasons is that we simply do not have enough […]

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Business Quick Stats..

A Snapshot of Statistics from Recent Months 16% – According to research by The University of Edinburgh, the likelihood of success increase 16% if entrepreneurs write a formal start-up business plan…. 45%:27% – According to a study by Aston University, there has been a 45% increase in the proportion of women who became entrepreneurs and […]

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Permanent placements see stronger growth in October

Key points from the October survey: Permanent placements growth reaches eight-month high  Demand for permanent candidates at its highest since May Decline in staff availability Despite ongoing uncertainty the UK jobs market is thriving again in most areas of the UK. Job vacancies are back to levels not seen since April, and for the third […]

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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 […]

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Snap Shot Headlines 7th May

Snap Shot News Headlines “Advisers seek end to ‘galling’ FSCS levy hikes” The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has announced a shock increase to the levy required of Pensions Advisers. Originally expected to be £57m, it has now risen to £100m. The Life and Pensions advisers have attacked these increase charges amid concerns that firms could […]

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Slower growth of both placements and salaries in September

Permanent placements rise at slowest rate in ten months. Growth in starting salaries moderates to four-month low. Commenting on the latest survey results, Bernard Brown, Partner and Head of Business Services at KPMG, said: “Buoyancy is back in British businesses, with low and falling unemployment evident today and the promise of lower corporation tax rates, […]

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