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Unemployment down to 6.9% while wage growth overtakes inflation for first time since 2008
The number of people out of work has reached 2.24 million between December 2013 and February 2014, down 320,000 compared to the previous year, thus giving a new unemployment rate of 6.9 per cent, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown.
UK’s family-owned SMEs record strong growth, both in numbers and revenue
The number of family-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs) established in the UK is set to grow to 2.65m by 2018, while their revenues will rise from £540bn a year to £661bn in the same time frame, recent research by banking giant Barclays has revealed.
New HSBC report predicts strong increase in SME’s fixed investments
Small and medium businesses across the UK are likely to bolster their investments in physical assets including machinery, premises and stock, as a direct result of a new climate of growth, HSBC’s latest market report has revealed.
UK economy is missing out on £1.2 billion due to improper skill matching, new market survey reveals
The UK economy is missing out on an average of £1.2 billion due to the employee’s inability to retrain for new skills or switch industries, extensive research carried out by consultancy company PwC has found.
UK Government announces crack down on unscrupulous employers
Employers who exploit illegal workers will face tougher enforcement action and stronger penalties as part of a plan to reduce illegal trafficking of workers and to ensure the economy “delivers for hard-working people”.
SME manufacturers raise concerns over shortage of skilled and experienced staff
The future business development prospects of small and medium manufacturers might be seriously affected as the shortage of available skilled and experienced engineers and graduates is becoming an increasingly serious challenge for recruiters, new research suggests.
Majority of directors are not happy with the quality of employee-related data, research reveals
Over two thirds of directs are not satisfied with the quality of the workplace data they have access to, a survey conducted by Bull Information Systems has recently revealed.
Tensor helps Peterborough United fans keep up to date with Moy’s End Stand development
A Cambridgeshire football club has set up a webcam allowing fans to keep up to date with the progress on the development of one of the stadium’s stands.