Vacancies

Time taken to fill vacancies rose in April

The amount of time employers took to fill roles rose from 35.6 days in March to 39 days on average in April 2024, the latest Job Market Report from hiring platform Adzuna showed.

A third of businesses short-staffed due to sickness

A third (34%) of UK businesses reported being short-staffed at least once a week, a survey commissioned by temporary work platform Indeed Flex has revealed.

Recruitment declines while labour supply jumps

Recruitment continued to decline in March, a survey of 400 recruitment and employment consultancies by KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) showed today.

John Lewis hints at further redundancies

John Lewis has hinted that it will continue to make job cuts in 2024, despite reporting a return to profit.

Vacancies fall while real pay growth strengthens

Vacancies have continued to fall but lower inflation has spurred pay growth, according to the latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Unexpected rise in pay growth while vacancies fall

Annual pay growth rose by 1.4% in the last year, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

12 Months of 2023: December

In December, vacancies continued to fall, geopolitical risk was named as the fastest growing danger to business and Spotify made mass redundancies.

Total vacancies fall under 1 million for the first time in two years

Total vacancies have fallen under 1 million for the first time since May 2021.

Vacancies fall as wage growth eases

Vacancies continued to fall as pay growth began to level out, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Recruitment falls as candidates increase at fastest rate since 2020

Recruitment has decreased during November, according to a report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and professional services network KPMG.

Vacancies fall as pay growth cools

Vacancies in the UK have continued to fall while pay growth has slowed slightly, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Record pay rises as vacancies down again

Pay was up 7.8%, excluding bonuses, in June to August 2023, while vacancies fell for the 15th consecutive period.