The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.
Faster growth of staff appointments
Permanent staff placements increased at a stronger rate in November, with the rate of expansion quickening to a seven-month high. Temporary/contract staff billings also rose at a faster pace, with growth the sharpest in five months.
Vacancy growth eases but still strong
Demand for staff continued to rise in November. Although easing to a 29-month low, the rate of expansion remained marked overall.