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How might Scottish independence affect the UK's jobs market?

With people living in Scotland set to vote on whether or not they think the country should become independent from the rest of the UK later this week (Thursday September 18th), debates are being raised about what this could mean for everything from the ... [Published Pay Stream - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

SME hiring intentions 'reach all-time high'

A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) shows business confidence among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has increased significantly over the last three months, reaching a record-breaking level.With a score of +41, the sector ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Jobs market 'lost pace' in August

The UK's job market recovery slowed down during August, with a three per cent decrease in the number of vacancies available, a new report reveals.This is the finding of the latest monthly Job Index from recruitment specialist Reed, which analyses the ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Vacancies rise to 1990s levels

Not since the late 90s has there been such a significant demand for new staff, with the number of available job vacancies in August hitting 16-year highs.That is according to the latest Report on Jobs from KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Women 'to be more skilled than men by 2020'

Despite concerns regarding gender gaps and talent shortages in some UK industries, a recent report shows women are striving ahead of men in terms of skills and qualifications.Research from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) details predictions ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

IPSE publishes self-employment manifesto

Limited company contractors and other self-employed individuals may have noticed that the organisation previously known as the Professional Contractors' Group, or PCG, has recently undergone a rebrand, changing its name to the association for Independent ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Biggest growth in 16 years for job vacancies in August

The rate at which companies sought new members of staff increased at its fastest pace for more than 16 years during August 2014, according to new figures.This is the finding of the latest monthly Report on Jobs from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

TUC leader concerned UK's wage situation could lead to 'Downton Abbey-like scenario'

General secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) Frances O'Grady is set to address delegates in Liverpool today (Monday September 8th), arguing that the UK's current wage situation is at risk of becoming something akin to that depicted in ITV period ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Workers 'need Twitter presence to be noticed by recruiters'

While many workers may devote time to updating their business profiles on LinkedIn, new research suggests Twitter may be the social media platform they need to be the most active on if they wish to catch the eye of recruiters.Software company Bullhorn ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Grass not always greener for contractors

It seems that many limited company contractors want to try their hands at taking opportunities abroad, but when it boils down to it, they may find that they're better off staying in the UK.Consultants Procorre have found that three-quarters (77 per cent) ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Employees 'in need of more hours to boost wages'

Employees in the UK are desperate to work more hours in a bid to boost their monthly wage packets as under-employment becomes an increasingly prevalent problem, a new report reveals.Analysis from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) shows that since 2012, ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

UK job confidence boosted significantly

Job confidence among UK staff has increased steadily over the past year - something that is being attributed to the country's recovering economy.The latest National Careers Service Job Confidence Index shows that four out of five individuals (80 per cent ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 03 2014]

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"This is not an argument for or against independence, it is simply an honest recognition of the costs that change could bring. For us, the customer is always right and this important decision is in their hands."
...year's general election approaching, small businesses will be looking for party leaders to introduce measures to help to bring business costs down, "encourage job creation, investment and reward entrepreneurs in the next parliament" , therefore further contributing to the UK's economic recovery
"Annual growth remains encouraging, but August's figures remind us that we cannot take the recovery for granted."
"Tackling inequality - in skills, qualifications and pay, and for both sexes - is essential if we are to have a prosperous and stable future."

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Vacancies rise to 1990s levels [Published Pay Stream - Sep 12 2014]
Jobs market 'lost pace' in August [Published Pay Stream - Sep 12 2014]
Women 'to be more skilled than men by 2020' [Published Pay Stream - Sep 11 2014]
IPSE publishes self-employment manifesto [Published Pay Stream - Sep 10 2014]
Biggest growth in 16 years for job vacancies in... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 09 2014]
TUC leader concerned UK's wage situation could ... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 08 2014]
Workers 'need Twitter presence to be noticed by... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 05 2014]
Grass not always greener for contractors [Published Pay Stream - Sep 05 2014]
Employees 'in need of more hours to boost wages' [Published Pay Stream - Sep 04 2014]
UK job confidence boosted significantly [Published Pay Stream - Sep 03 2014]
UK's 'self-employed capital' revealed [Published Pay Stream - Sep 02 2014]
Should the self-employed get early access to th... [Published Pay Stream - Sep 01 2014]
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Self-employment at 40-year high [Published Pay Stream - Aug 28 2014]
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Employees 'under pressure' due to colleague sum... [Published Pay Stream - Aug 27 2014]
Both wages and job vacancies increased during July [Published Pay Stream - Aug 26 2014]
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Skill up to help gain engagements [Published Pay Stream - Aug 21 2014]
Women 'may need to work until 80' to earn as mu... [Published Pay Stream - Aug 21 2014]
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Female employees 'struggling despite economic r... [Published Pay Stream - Aug 19 2014]
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Government 'to make life easier' for home-based... [Published Pay Stream - Aug 15 2014]
UK is Europe's home for contractors [Published Pay Stream - Aug 15 2014]
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