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Top 10 most and least trusted professionals revealed
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Top 10 most and least trusted professionals revealed

The findings suggest jobs that contribute to the public good, such as health or education-related professions, are the most trustworthy of the bunch.

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More disabled people than ever before are choosing self-employment
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

More disabled people than ever before are choosing self-employment

As many as 611,000 UK disabled people now work for themselves in their main job, but many feel they are not supported by the government.

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The top ten UK cities for hiring
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

The top ten UK cities for hiring

With applications for new jobs rising by 9.3% year-on-year, employers are urged to focus on their hiring efforts.

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Significant number of tech professionals would leave UK for work
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Significant number of tech professionals would leave UK for work

75% of British tech workers said they would be willing to leave the UK for work, compared to 61% of the general population.

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Contractor pay on the rise despite uncertainty
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Contractor pay on the rise despite uncertainty

The latest Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s Report on Jobs has revealed a mixed bag for both contractors and permanent workers.

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Job growth remains strong in the Midlands
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Job growth remains strong in the Midlands

Professional job availability is booming across the Midlands, with Birmingham, Nottingham and Leicester creating plenty of opportunities.

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LinkedIn continues to roll out its pop-up pub
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

LinkedIn continues to roll out its pop-up pub

After launching a successful pop-up experience in London earlier in the year, the LinkedIn pub is doing the rounds again.

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Contractors blame government for drop in earnings
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Contractors blame government for drop in earnings

Many self-employed workers are blaming the government’s fiscal policy for the reason behind a drop in earnings.

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