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Job seekers are being advised not to be complacent

RoleCatcher: ‘Employers are finding talent is in short supply and the skills shortages across a range of sectors are well documented. However, that doesn’t mean that job seekers can be complacent when it comes to finding a new position’.

Majority of professionals considering changing jobs due to cost of living

CV-Library: ‘The pandemic pushed the desire for flexible and remote working to the fore but, whilst it is still important, we’re seeing this take a back seat as the need for more money takes precedence’.

NHS fails to award agency workers the same pay as permanent counterparts

REC: ‘Without agency staff the NHS would be unable to meet patient needs, so it is vital that the sector is supported to remain viable’.

Nearly half of over 50s regret not saving into their pension sooner

Aviva: ‘Hindsight is a wonderful thing and life in your 20s and 30s can often take over, with children to raise, debts to pay and holidays to be had’.

UK job postings start to slow

REC: ‘The jobs market has been super-heated in the first few months of this year, and was always likely to stabilise in the spring. We may be seeing the first signs of that now’.

Call to end mortgage discrimination against self-employed

IPSE: ‘After decades of frustration, unfairness and prejudice, it is finally time for the government and the financial services industry to wake up and end the discrimination against self-employed workers’.

Younger people being targeted by investment scams

Lloyds Bank: ‘There’s now a new generation of younger, more inexperienced investors on the scene for scammers to target’.

Over a third of UK workers considering changing jobs due to cost in living rising

Totaljobs: ‘This research illustrates that everyone is feeling the pinch of the rising cost of living – yet it is disproportionately felt by our key workers – to the extent that some are looking to move jobs for one that provides them with more financial security’.


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