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Labour market

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  • Working hours

    Type:
    Indicators

    Updated to include official statistics from the ONS on average weekly hours worked in the UK for the three months to the end of December 2017. The next ONS release date is 21 March 2018.

  • Employment

    Type:
    Indicators

    Updated to include the latest official statistics from the ONS on employment and unemployment, and labour market forecasts from HM Treasury and ManpowerGroup. The next ONS release date is 21 March 2018.

  • Skills-based immigration system needed post-Brexit

    Date:
    19 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    The majority of employers would prefer some form of immigration system based on national or regional skills shortages, in the event that migration restrictions are put in place post-Brexit.

  • Recruitment

    Type:
    Indicators

    Updated to include data for January 2018 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The next figures are due to be published on 8 March 2018.

  • Skills gap will worsen after Brexit, say employers

    Date:
    7 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Half of employers believe Brexit will exacerbate the shortage of skilled professionals in the UK, according to new research.

  • Jobs in North and the Midlands at high risk of automation

    Date:
    29 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    One in five jobs in UK cities could be displaced by automation by 2030, with those in the North and the Midlands the most at risk.

  • Skills gaps will hamper growth in 2018 say most employers

    Date:
    19 December 2017
    Type:
    News

    Four-fifths of companies worry that they will not be able to fill skills gaps in the coming year, according to the annual CBI/Pertemps Network Group employment trends survey.

  • New careers advice strategy unveiled by Government

    Date:
    4 December 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Government has promised that every school and college in the country will have a dedicated careers leader in place by the start of the new school year.

  • Government commits to skills and training in Industrial Strategy paper

    Date:
    27 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Government has released its flagship Industrial Strategy, aimed at boosting productivity and economic performance in the UK.

  • Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

    Date:
    22 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    There were few surprises for employers in today's budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.

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