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Labour market

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  • Recruitment

    Type:
    Indicators

    Updated to include data for November 2018 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from IHS Markit/KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The next figures are due to be published on 9 January 2019.

  • Sharp rise in number of UK employees looking for a new role

    Date:
    7 December 2018
    Type:
    News

    Almost a quarter of UK employees are pondering leaving their current job, according to research company Gartner.

  • Foreign Office faces Brexit recruitment challenge

    Date:
    28 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    MPs have urged the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to ensure it has the skills needed for diplomacy after Brexit, by hiring and retaining the "best" staff and ensuring pay is competitive with other government departments.

  • Could data analytics solve the skills shortage puzzle after Brexit?

    Date:
    23 November 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With all the political chaos surrounding the proposed Brexit deal, it's hardly surprising that organisations feel confused about how to build their workforce strategies from 2019 onwards.

  • 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 September 2018. The next ONS release date is 11 December 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 11 December 2018.

  • UK Border Force to face staff shortages in event of no-deal Brexit

    Date:
    24 October 2018
    Type:
    News

    The Government will struggle to recruit enough staff and put in place appropriate infrastructure and systems to police the UK's borders with the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to a report by the National Audit Office.

  • Employers should act now to mitigate job automation effect

    Date:
    15 October 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is set to have a significant impact on pay, working conditions and productivity. Ashleigh Webber reports from the Acas Future of Work conference, where speakers explained what employers should prepare for.

  • Three-quarters of services firms struggling to fill vacancies

    Date:
    8 October 2018
    Type:
    News

    The percentage of services firms finding it difficult to fill vacancies has risen to an all-time high, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

  • Brexit threat to men in manual jobs with few qualifications

    Date:
    5 October 2018
    Type:
    News

    Male manual workers with few qualifications will be most affected by new trade barriers when the UK leaves the EU, according to research.

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