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.
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.
The Government has released its flagship Industrial Strategy, aimed at boosting productivity and economic performance in the UK.
There were few surprises for employers in today's budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.
Flexible working options should be a standard offering in new roles if employers and recruiters are to meet the challenges of the labour market.
More than four in 10 (42%) UK businesses have cancelled digital projects in the past two years, losing on average £483,690 each time, a study by Fujitsu has found.
Retail pay settlements hold steady at 2% and look set to remain at this level.
Pay awards across the private sector are worth a median 2% in the year to the end of August 2017, but some variation exists by industry.
Low pay growth continues in the charity sector.
The chemicals sector, once renowned for awarding higher pay rises than others, is now awarding increases at the same level as other parts of the economy.
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