Thriving UK jobs market boosts new hire pay up by most in almost two years
Posted on Sep 11, 2017 by
IHS Markit and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation recently announced that vacancies rose at the quickest rate for 28 months in August, while the number of people placed into roles grew at the second-steepest rate since April 2015. The availability of workers continued to decline sharply, exacerbated by the Brexit vote.
“In many areas of the jobs market candidate supply cannot meet demand,” said Kevin Green, chief executive of REC. “Employers are having to offer more money to secure the people with the skills they need.”