REC – Outlook on Jobs

More than 50 per cent of employers plan to increase their permanent workforce in the next three months, yet 71 per cent are failing to attract young talent through apprenticeships, a new employer survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has found.

REC Chief Executive Kevin Green said:
Vince Cable has recently claimed that the government is attacking the country’s scandalous neglect through apprenticeships, however our data shows that there is still a long way to go if the UK is to tackle youth unemployment and the growing skills deficit. The 71 per cent of employers who do not offer apprenticeships need to take a careful look at how they will secure the supply of talent now and in the future.

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About Steve Young

Steve Young is the Managing Partner of Downtown Recruitment who are based in Thame, Oxfordshire. Downtown Recruitment provide a wide variety of temporary and permanent staff to the local area covering a wide range of disciplines across the commercial and industrial sectors. View Downtown Recruitment's main website
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