New vacancies up 25% in first half of 2014

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The number of new job vacancies available in the UK from January to June 2014 grew by more than 25% year-on-year. Figures released this week by show a continued rise in the availability of new vacancies during the first half of the year, as more than a million new jobs were advertised. There were […]

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You’re hired! Surge in apprenticeships as employers turn to grassroots talent

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UK employers are taking on apprentices in unprecedented numbers as the economy gathers pace, according to new figures released by So far in 2014, the number of apprenticeships available each month has grown by more than 87% compared to the 2013 average. The growth in apprenticeships is not confined to traditional trades and labour. […]

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Accelerated growth in permanent jobs points to prolonged recovery


New permanent jobs are growing faster than temporary or contract vacancies, according to the latest figures released by

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UK salaries on hold as job opportunities continue to rise


UK salaries continue to stutter, whilst the number of new jobs available is still rising, according to new figures released by

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Construction and Property jobs boom leads recovery

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The number of new jobs available in Construction and Property has risen by 81% in the last 12 months, according to the figures released for February by

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Rise in job opportunities adds to pressure on employers to increase pay

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A consistent rise in new vacancies, increased confidence amongst workers, skills shortages in key sectors and a rising cost of living will put pressure on employers to increase pay.

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Jobs market favours candidates in five-year first

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The New Year will see the tide turn for the UK jobs market with the rate of growth in new vacancies overtaking job applications for the first time in five years.

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Bumper Christmas for new jobs

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Christmas has come early for the jobs market with seasonal jobs up significantly compared to last year, showing renewed confidence among businesses in the busy festive trading period.

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Construction sector leads jobs market growth for second consecutive month

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The construction and property sector continues to lead jobs market growth with a rise in job opportunities of 67% year-on-year and 3% month-on-month, according to the latest Reed Job Index.

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Construction sector leads jobs market growth


The jobs market has seen continued growth, with recovery being led by the construction and property sector, according to a report published today.

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