Is recruitment picking up? Are redundancies still on the cards?


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The Office of National Statistics officially confirmed the UK has not yet exited recession. But are employers still making redundancies or has recruitment started to pick up?



Who is hiring?

Who is making job losses?

The Government promises continued investment in people and jobs, says employment minister Jim Knight

Unemployment hits 2.47 million, according to Office of National Statistics figures

FTSE 100 bosses meet 100 young people to discuss ways of improving employability of UK youth

Sports sector to get a 2,000 jobs boost says secretary of state for work and pensions Yvette Cooper

Three million people have not worked since 1996, according to the Conservative party

The number of workless households has increased by 240,000 in the past year

Unemployment in UK seaside resorts is growing despite increase in holidaymakers

July retail sales figures could signal end of recession

The real unemployment figure is above 4.5 million, says the CIPD

Unemployment reaches 2.44 million

Government predicts 500,000 new green jobs to help businesses in being more energy efficient

Unemployment rate rise from March to May is highest ever recorded

The worst of the recession is over says British Chambers of Commerce

CIPD and KPMG predict few job opportunities for this year's school leavers and graduates

Honda employees and managers stand together and take pay cut to keep jobs at Swindon factory

Recession means older employees cannot retire when they want

Jobless managers get free membership to the Institute of Leadership and Management

Most employers do not understand redundancy laws, making them liable for penalties

Technology: Outplacement - a cost effective way of supporting redundant staff?

Lawn company GreenThumb to hire 1,000 workers to cope with rapid growth

Recruitment agencies' services must adapt to changing HR practices to survive

Entrepreneurs remain positive about investing in people and training

Despite CBI predictions recession is set to moderate CEBR forecasts 29,000 City job losses this year

Job losses worse in the North, Midlands and Scotland than in London

March shows biggest ever year-on-year drop in online recruitment

Trade unions claim huge job losses announced are not all due to downturn

Breaking news: Financial sector cuts jobs at record rate to save costs in recession

UK unemployment exceeds two million

February saw significant growth in online recruitment for the first time in four months

320,000 could be made redundant over the next three months as recession deepens

10% of the workforce will be unemployed by 2010

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