Category Archives: Job Market Update

Job Market Update – March 2010

Well, it is nice to finally see some good news emerging on the UK job front, although for many people this is hardly having an impact on their prospects.  Luckily for the moment, business are looking more positive.  The BBC … Continue reading

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From Where will Salvation Come?

As mentioned in the previous blog entry, the recovery is likely to be very slow.  While the stock markets perform somersaults on the back of the massively cheap liquidity (Quantitative Easing) from central banks and future taxpayer-funded stimulus packages paid for by … Continue reading

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Job Market Update – Oct 2009

The “Lace Plant” Economy? The job market in the UK is fragile, with Thresher’s announcing the potential for 3,000 jobs to go as it moves into administration.  Moreover, a report for Centre for Cities predicts a rise in public sector … Continue reading

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Is it time to dust off your CV for the job market revival?

The Return to Growth We hear talk that the UK economy is recovering.   We continue to see the FTSE shoot past 5000 (see chart 1 below), as traders pile into the bull market in search of the easy profits … Continue reading

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Job Market Watch – Sept 28 2009

A survey done in mid-2009 with 2,100 UK employers by the recruitment expert Manpower discovered that 80% of employers expected no change in staff numbers for the next three months, while 9% expected to actively increase staff. This boosted the … Continue reading

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