While the headline pay award in the information and communications sector remains steady, more employers froze pay in this more than any other sector.
The level of pay awards in the professional and business services sector has risen over the past year.
Pay awards in the housing associations sector see slight increase.
Retail pay settlements hold steady at 2% and look set to remain at this level.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a 25% increase in nurse training places as well as a package of measures to help retain staff.
The Migration Advisory Committee invites views on the economic and social impact of the UK's exit from the EU and how the UK's immigration system should be aligned with a modern industrial strategy.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the number of staff appointments made by recruitment consultancies grew at its fastest rate for more than two years.
Employers are unprepared for the lower levels of migration pledged by the Government after the UK leaves the EU, a survey by think tank the Resolution Foundation suggests.
Net migration to the UK in 2016 fell by 25% to 248,000, but immigration experts warn of a Brexit brain drain as political rhetoric continues to make foreign nationals feel less secure in the UK.
The UK jobs market has experienced its steepest drop in candidate availability for 16 months, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation's latest Report on Jobs.
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