News outlets are always going to lead with the most dramatic figures, which is why coverage on this morning’s release of ONS figures for September to the end of November is focusing on the big numbers. Unemployment is up to 5%,…
The UK job market is at a record high of 76.2% with the lowest level of unemployment since 1974.
“The competitiveness of UK companies is dependent on their ability to attract and retain the best talent."
Current proposals for amendment to the Bill will allow substantial departure from established employment decisions.
Strong growth in exports over the projection period will support employment growth.
"Regional areas are generally faring better during the current economic slowdown."
“The trend in Canterbury and Auckland job ads remains downward, acting as a drag on the national figures."
"More employers also seem to be trying to transfer their best temps into permanent roles as candidate shortages continue to bite across many sectors."
“While it has been a longstanding concern that AI might replace HR jobs, the fact persists that advanced technology and methods are bringing new opportunities to the table."
“The more positive figures on hiring for temporary workers suggest that many businesses are turning to agency work to help them navigate the unpredictability they currently face."