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  •   Comments Off on Sharp decline in candidate availability being noticed…

    A report on the UK labour market has shown the pool of candidates for employers to choose from is in steep decline. Research by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG also showed that salaries are rising at the fastest rate since 2007. There is also a significant shift from temporary roles being offered…

  •   Comments Off on Skills Shortage Experienced In The Job Market

    Interesting article in HR Magazine reports on a skills shortage being experienced in the job market. This is something we are starting to experience here at Grafton Haymes, with a number of clients we are working for……. “Job vacancies in England have returned to pre-recession levels, but economic recovery will be impeded by a lack…

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    A recent report by the BBC Report indicates that the UK economy is growing at its fastest rate since 2007….. The UK economy grew by 1.9% in 2013, its strongest rate since 2007, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). But growth in gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter slipped to 0.7%, down…

  •   Comments Off on 20% Women now on FTSE 100 Boards in the UK

    The proportion of women sitting on FTSE 100 boards has hit 20% for the first time, suggesting the UK might meet the Lord Davies target of 25% next year without quotas. The latest figures from Professional Boards Forum BoardWatch, which tracks female board appointments in FTSE 100 and 250 companies, show women made up 20.4%…

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