Blog Tag Archives: Economic Recovery

UK wages to rise above inflation for 2015

According to a recent study, British wages will rise above inflation throughout 2015 for the first time in eight years. The UK’s workforce will expand by more than 1.2 million people between 2014 and 2018, growing at an average of 0.9% a year and Britain’s unemployment rate, running at 5.7% currently, is forecast to return to its pre-crisis level […]

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“Cautious Optimism” or “Green Shoots”?

Green Shoots

The news from within the recruitment industry, based on this months ‘Report on Jobs‘ (produced jointly by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation and KPMG), talks about the first rise in permanent appointments for 17 months coupled with an increase in temporary/contractor billing since July 2008 which is all very positive news.

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