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Number of romance scams on the up

Lloyds Bank: ‘Romance scam victims don’t just lose thousands of pounds, they also have to deal with emotional betrayal.’

Younger generations hit hardest by rising costs

Twenty-two per cent of 18-34-year-olds have had to take on a second job in order to make ends meet.

Construction growth increases hiring levels

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply: ‘Builders enjoyed their best month since July, bouncing back from December’s doldrums as opportunities unfurled in terms of new orders, job creation and optimism offering a strong start to 2022’.

Half of Brits want hybrid working to be a permanent feature

Avansas: ‘From hybrid working arrangements to fully remote opportunities, more options are now up for discussion in places where they may not have been before.’

Scrapping vaccine mandates could help NHS skills crises

APSCo: ‘While there are benefits to the mandatory vaccination scheme, this requirement was exacerbating skills shortages across healthcare at a time when demand on the sector is high’.

UK firms relying on temps to keep business going

REC: ‘Demand for temps rose particularly strongly last month to help firms ride out the wave of staff absences and keep business going’.

Job searching has become too time consuming, finds report

RoleCatcher: ‘While there may be an increasing number of vacancies available in today’s employment market, it would appear that many candidates are struggling to manage their job-search’.

London leading hiring recovery

APSCo: ‘Hiring activity reached record highs in 2021 and it was extremely promising to see the UK showing incredible signs of recovery’.


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