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

Hiring intentions continue to rise despite increased worries about the economy – JobsOutlook

In the final quarter of 2020, employers were feeling more confident about hiring and an increasing proportion expected to bring in new permanent staff in the coming months

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4th February 2021

At last, we have good news to share!

Isla Rose

James Wash, Head of Trades and Labour becomes a dad!

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28th August 2020

Employers looking to temporary workers to help them recover from the pandemic

Temporary staff are becoming increasingly important to businesses as they try to recover from the effects of COVID-19

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20th August 2020

Jobs Recovery Tracker: Weekly job adverts top one million as lockdown eases

Total number of job postings in the UK grows to 1.05 million

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20th July 2020

FMB urges Chancellor to back local builders

An economic package that increases demand for building work, protects jobs, and invests in training is needed to boost economic growth and save jobs

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8th July 2020