Monthly Archives: June 2017

More people in work but real wages are back to 2015 levels

Real wages have fallen for the first time in 30 months despite a drop in unemployment to a level last recorded in 1975. The Office for National Statistics said that earnings growth excluding bonuses fell by 0.2 per cent in … Continue reading

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Demand for staff rises as availability falls at quickest pace since 2015

Demand for staff is at its highest level in 21 months as the number of people seeking jobs has fallen to a near-two-year low. According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, demand for permanent and temporary staff rose in May … Continue reading

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