Jobs Recovery Tracker: Growth in new job adverts accelerates as confidence rises and restrictions ease


As the recovery gathers momentum and lockdown eases further, businesses are becoming increasingly confident about hiring new staff

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21st May 2021

Report on Jobs: Recruitment activity rebounds at near-record rates in April as easing of lockdown boosts market confidence


The latest KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs survey, compiled by IHS Markit, signalled a further marked improvement in labour market conditions in April

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14th May 2021

JobsOutlook: Demand for temporary workers surges as the economic outlook improves


Employers’ intentions to hire temporary agency workers jumped in the three months to March as UK governments started to lift lockdown measures, according to new REC data.

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6th May 2021

Jobs Recovery Tracker: More new job adverts posted as economic outlook and business confidence improve

new job adverts

The number of new job postings has remained high amidst the re-opening of the economy

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27th April 2021

Report on Jobs: Roadmap for lifting lockdown leads to substantial increase in hiring activity in March


The latest KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs survey pointed to the sharpest rise in permanent placements for nearly six years

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12th April 2021

Changes to National Minimum Wage on 6th April 2021

National Minimum Wage

The annual increase to National Minimum Wage rates which employers are now familiar with and prepared for comes into effect at the start of the financial year

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30th March 2021

Jobs Recovery Tracker: Job advert numbers stable as lockdown starts to ease


There were 137,000 new job adverts posted online in the first week of March, totalling to 1.33 million active job adverts in the UK

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18th March 2021

Report on Jobs: National lockdown weighs on recruitment decisions in February


The ongoing national lockdown continued to weigh on hiring decisions in February, according to the latest KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs survey

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9th March 2021

CECA: Budget 2021 ‘Maintains Momentum’ On Infrastructure

The Chancellor unveiled a range of measures to help the UK recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, including the extension of the furlough, the creation of a new UK infrastructure bank

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5th March 2021

Strongest growth in construction workloads in a year


Workloads in UK construction rose for the first time in a year, despite on-going concerns about COVID and a growing weakness in commercial development

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15th February 2021