REC reports slow improvement in business confidence

27 July 2020

According to the Jobs Recovery Tracker, published by REC (the Recruitment and Employment Confederation), IT professionals, graphic designers and LGV drivers are in demand as the lockdown eases.

Recruitment returns as key sectors open up

7 July 2020

According to the Jobs Recovery Tracker, published by REC (the Recruitment and Employment Confederation), total job postings in the UK rose to 990,000 in the last week of June.

Hiring and pay intentions take a heavy fall

27 May 2020

Just over a year ago the Labour Market Outlook (LMO) from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) was forecasting a real terms pay rise for many in 2019 (see Private Sector Pay Expectations Hit Seven-year High).

Some positive news in Jobs Recovery Tracker

26 May 2020

Almost all regions in the UK have seen a broad decline in demand for staff week-on-week with only the North East bucking the trend, according to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation).

Which jobs should be on the Shortage Occupation List?

18 May 2020

In March, Home Secretary Priti Patel asked the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review the composition of the Shortage Occupation Lists (see Migration Committee asked to Update Shortage Occupation List).

Graduate recruitment has worst growth rate since 2016

14 January 2020

The entry-level jobs market is stagnant with only public sector and charity employers planning to substantially increase vacancies this year according to the Pulse Survey 2020 carried out by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).