Jobs in manufacturing sector up by 24% year on year Construction & Property, Retail and Engineering all up Growth in job vacancies spread across all regions MANUFACTURING jobs have grown by nearly a quarter in the last year, according to the latest REED Job Index has – showing that the post-Brexit employment market continues to grow. The sector is riding a wave of confidence after news that Weetabix is to invest £30million in its Northamptonshire sites and manufacturers continue to reap the benefits of the falling Pound. The 24.1% increase from January last year was among the most significant sector rises and helped the index as a whole achieve a 5.5% lift. Other sectors experiencing significant year on year rises include Construction & Property (+18.8%), Retail (+17.7%) and Engineering (+10.6%). Every region of the UK has continued to see year on year growth in job vacancies, the index showed….
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New research from the UK’s largest job site, reed.co.uk, confirms that a majority of British employers are in favour of staying in the EU. What’s more, over half feel a Brexit will put UK jobs at risk.
Jobseekers are taking advantage of new opportunities in growth sectors, as so-called job automation puts jobs at risk of elimination by computing and robotics.
Massive Monday, the first working Monday of the New Year, boasted record breaking numbers of new jobseekers and employment opportunities for 2015, according to the latest reed.co.uk Job Index.
Employers are turning to temporary and contract workers to fill skills shortages brought about by economic growth and a recovering permanent jobs market, according to new figures from reed.co.uk.