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Sep 3, 2015

Every October brings new employment law changes, and 2015 is certainly no different. While the Government’s proposals to toughen the rules on industrial action have been headline news this summer, we should not overlook the legal changes that are just around the corner.

Fiona Cuming sets out six employment law changes employers need to prepare for this autumn.

Sep 1, 2015

  • Permanent vacancies increase 9% year-on-year
  • Finance & accounting roles up by 15%
  • Contract vacancies remain stable
  • Average salaries climb, increasing by 7.5%

Aug 24, 2015

While it's still a popular choice to allege that technology is putting human beings out of work, a study by Deloitte based on 140 years of data seems to prove otherwise.

Aug 17, 2015

UK unemployment ticked up to 1.85 million in the April to June period, a rise of 25,000 on the previous quarter.

It is the first time in two years that there have been two consecutive rises in the number of people out of work.

Aug 10, 2015

  • Forty-three per cent plan to hire temporary or contract workers in the second half of 2015
  • Forty-one per cent of employers plan to increase salary levels on job offers
  • Twenty-seven per cent of workers expect to change jobs

Aug 3, 2015

There are many reasons why people change career. It may be because they have lost interest in their current field of work, or maybe they are being let go by their company due to downsizing. Whatever the reasons are, it’s not uncommon for people to work in more than one field or industry in their working life. If you are ready to take the career change plunge, here are some tips for you.

Jul 27, 2015

Seventy-four per cent of employers intend to take on permanent staff in the next three months, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). This represents a recovery from a dip in hiring intentions in the last two months (62 per cent in May, 63 per cent in June), signalling that employers have more confidence following a period of uncertainty during the run up to the general election.

Jul 20, 2015

The UK recruitment sector, a key indicator of the UK’s broader economic health, has shown a third year of strong performance, according to new research from Deloitte and the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). - See more at:

Jul 13, 2015

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.

Jul 6, 2015

Professional recruitment firms now have 13% more vacancies on their books than this time last year according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). This annual increase is in line with reports from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR), which show that UK economic growth picked up in the three months to May. APSCo’s data also coincides with the latest ONS figures which show that the number of people in work has increased by 114,000 in the three months to April, driving UK employment to 31.05 million.