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UK Recruitment Analysis: A Focus on the Public Sector


The UK’s public sector employs over 5.3 million people but employee levels are falling and the sector faces a series of threats, including automation and a crisis in the teaching profession.

In the latest of our series of UK recruitment reports, we explore key trends affecting the public sector, including:-

  • Automation – 850,000 jobs in the public sector are at risk of being replaced.
  • Recruitment bias in the police force.
  • The crisis in the teaching profession – England is facing a potential shortage of 19,000 senior teachers by 2022.