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Manufacturing sector hits 5-month high in April
The British manufacturing sector reached a 5-month high in April, growing well beyond existing forecasts on account of a strong rise in output and new orders.
UK jobs vacancies rise against drop in advertised salaries, report reveals
The number of advertised jobs vacancies has risen over the course of March by 24% compared to the previous year, but the average starting salary has decreased by £1,800 over the same interval, a new report released by recruitment company Adzuna has recently revealed.
Stress and mental ill health are a major cause of staff absence, research report reveals
Around 25% of UK employers consider stress and mental ill health a major cause for short term absence, while the figure goes up to almost 45% when it comes to long-term absence, a recent research report published by the Group Risk Development (GRiD), the trade body for the group risk industry, has revealed.
UK’s GDP increases by 0.8% in Q1 2014, ONS report reveals
The UK GDP (gross domestic product) increased by 0.8% in Q1 2014 compared with growth of 0.7% in Q4 2013, marking a solid growth, albeit just a bit under existing forecasts.
33 percent of British employees are looking to move jobs in 2014, study finds
Almost a third of British employees will be looking for a new job this year, with a bigger pay check being cited as the decisive factor when changing jobs, a recent market survey has revealed.
Micro-businesses are driving up UK recruitment
Small companies employing under 10 people are driving up UK recruitment, especially at local level, figures from a new research report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) have revealed.
Business optimism in manufacturing sector sees sharpest rise since 1973
The level of business optimism in the manufacturing sector has recorded its sharpest rise since 1973 as a direct result of growing demand, both at home and abroad, the latest CBI quarterly Industrial Trends Survey has revealed.
UK’s GDP to grow by 3.1% in 2014, Cebr report forecasts
The UK economy is on an a positive trend and the GDP is likely to rise by 3.1% in 2014, a new report drawn up by leading economic forecasters, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), has revealed.
Flexible working options would benefit older employees, charities’ report reveals
Providing flexible working options would enable more older women to stay in employment while in the same time allowing them to fulfil their caring commitments for ageing parents, children and grandchildren, a new report drawn up by charities Age UK and Carers UK suggests.