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Many older workers returning to work

CV-Library: ‘With many vacancies still unfilled it’s great news that a significant number of experienced workers are planning on returning to work’.

Hiring activity remains at high level

REC: ‘Despite increased levels of employer caution, vacancies are still at historically high levels – it is still a good time to be looking for work’.

Employer pay awards hit new highs

CIPD: ‘Pay awards are expected to rise by the highest amount we’ve seen in our survey for ten years but it’s being outpaced by rising prices. Rather than feeling the benefit of higher pay, most will face a real-terms pay cut’.

Demand for admin, HR and office support roles

Robert Half: ‘Admin, HR and office support staff have a critical role to play in keeping businesses running, but our data suggests that the current hiring landscape is making recruitment across these roles difficult’.

Autumn Statement shows the hard work that needs to be done

REC: ‘The Autumn Statement was rooted in the reality of the country’s economic position – that alone is a step on from earlier in the Autumn. The need for growth is obvious’.

Contractor pay being driven by demand

APSCo: ‘With talent in increasingly short supply since Brexit and Covid, temporary staff have been hugely valuable in filling gaps’.

Majority of employees unhappy with office environment

Unispace: ‘Pre-pandemic, employers were already competing with each other about who could offer the best amenities for their employees. Today’s workforce is looking for even more’.

Job advert numbers stable but there’s still uncertainty

REC: ‘On November 17th, the Chancellor has a chance to set out plans for growth which underpin investment by businesses in improving productivity, from skills to employment support to technology’.

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