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Number of vacancies exceed pre-pandemic levels

APSCo: ‘With hiring demand showing no signs of slowing, it’s critical that the UK’s ability to both easily tap into high-demand resources employed in a more flexible way and develop its own skills, is simplified.’

UK job creation hits pre-pandemic levels

Lloyds Bank: ‘Whether the four-week delay to further easing of restrictions will impact this trend is unclear. But while the delay is understandably disappointing for many businesses, there’s no denying that the economy is now on a much sounder footing’.

Lockdown didn’t have a negative impact on London hiring

Data shows that 29.1% of recruitment activity amongst the city’s largest firms was for IT professionals – this is mainly due to the increased demand for staff to facilitate remote working practices.

Recruitment activity up as economy re-opens

REC: ‘Given the scale of falls in demand during the lockdown, we would expect a return to positive territory at this stage as demand for staff recovers’.

Record number of new jobs advertised since lockdown

REC: ‘With cases on the rise again, and changes to work from home advice, we may see further changes in demand in the months to come’.

UK job postings on the rise as the UK continues to re-open

Total job postings rose to 990,000 in the last week of June, with bar staff, roofers and hairdressers among the most in-demand roles as the UK continues to re-open.

Government must do more to save jobs and businesses, say REC

REC: ‘Four in five recruiters expect the outbreak to have an adverse impact on hiring in the short term, and we are likely to see the greatest impact in sectors like hospitality, retail and the creative industries’.

‘Dire shortage’ of mental health professionals

WR Health has urged hospitals to reassess their staffing solutions to prevent the current crisis worsening.


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