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Demand for key industries continues to rise despite Covid-19 crisis
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Demand for key industries continues to rise despite Covid-19 crisis

CV-Library: ‘If your business falls into a key industry that is experiencing growth, you should definitely continue moving forward with your hiring efforts and provide opportunities to the millions of people who may be out of work’.

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UK tech sector experiences spike in demand
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

UK tech sector experiences spike in demand

Robert Walters: ‘The UK was already pioneering work within healthtech and edtech, and now more than ever this will be put to the test’.

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Government funding for technologies to build UK resilience following Coronavirus outbreak
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

Government funding for technologies to build UK resilience following Coronavirus outbreak

Businesses could help boost the UK’s resilience to the long-term impact of the Coronavirus outbreak and similar situations in the future, as a result of £20 million government funding.

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Recruitment activity falls due to Covid-19 pandemic
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

Recruitment activity falls due to Covid-19 pandemic

REC: ‘The Coronavirus pandemic has put the labour market on pause. It does mean massive disruption in the short term, but we need to remember that this has to be done in order to protect businesses and save lives’.

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Robots and AI helping with Covid-19 crisis
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Robots and AI helping with Covid-19 crisis

Robots and AI can be valuable partners in times of crisis, but compassion is something that cannot be compromised, and during this period of uncertainty, we must not underestimate the power of human care.

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Factsheet published to help agency workers understand their rights during Covid-19 crisis
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Factsheet published to help agency workers understand their rights during Covid-19 crisis

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and Trades Union Congress (TUC) have worked together to produce a factsheet for agency workers.

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Rise in demand for IT professionals in Fintech
Charlie Brooks
By: Charlie Brooks

Rise in demand for IT professionals in Fintech

Vacancysoft: ‘Fintech continues to grow within the UK, with the number of firms in Britain far outweighing the rest of Europe’.

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A million young workers set to leave London in their 30s
Amelia Bowlzer
By: Amelia Bowlzer

A million young workers set to leave London in their 30s

ONS figures show a sharp increase (26%) in the number of workers in their 20s leaving London since 2017, with over 100,000 leaving in 2018 alone.

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