As I am heading off to the House of Commons early next week to discuss the skills shortages faced by businesses and how these impact the UK economy, the latest Report on Jobs from the REC is particularly revealing. Talking with ministers about how to create a sustainable labour market is essential as part of […]
At the halfway mark for the year, 2022 is a picture of uncertainty which is, of course, fuelling an extremely tight labour market.
The latest REC Report on Jobs kicks off with Kate Shoesmith, Deputy CEO, stating that “we are moving into a new phase of the recovery, as the initial bounceback in demand starts to ease.” What we are seeing is the resilience of the labour market as the furlough scheme ended, and recovery continuing apace, but […]
The latest REC Report on Jobs launches us into a very positive mood with the headline ‘Roadmap for lifting lockdown leads to substantial increase in hiring activity in March’. As soon as you dive into the data, you become aware that this isn’t hyperbole, but in fact, the recovery is immense and there are fantastic […]
A tale of true Northern resilience is the core feature of the most recent KPMG and REC Jobs Outlook Report. Whilst there are challenging times ahead across the country in the jobs marketplace, there are signs of positive movement. The North has been struck by more localised lock-downs than anywhere else, and we believe that […]
The team at FCR (F1rst Commercial Recruitment) has just received October’s report on the UK’s labour market and as always wanted to share it with you. Whether you’re an employer or a candidate, taking a minute to read through the key points will give you a better idea about the current job market. Here’s are […]
FCR (F1rst Commercial Recruitment) have just received September’s report on the UK’s labour market and thought it was an interesting read for both employers and candidates currently in the job market. Here’s are what we consider to be the salient points: Permanent placements and temp billings continue to rise Although the number of permanent […]