More pay deals pitched at a higher level than last year as median in the utilities sector rises to 2%.
Engineering sector pay awards are flat at 2% despite more buoyant trading conditions.
Finance sector pay awards remain at 2.5%, despite a robust operating background.
Pay awards in the general manufacturing sector hold steady, but questions remain over future trading conditions.
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.
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.
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