Thousands of UK Job Openings Available in These Industries

Job vacancies are at a record high, rising to 1.17 million in the three months to October. Latest figures also show the number of workers on payrolls jumped by 160,000 in October, despite the end of the furlough scheme. Workers call the shots as job vacancies boom Who’s hiring? According to the Office for National […]

These Are Some of the High-Demand Jobs in the UK

Labour shortages: Which jobs are seeing the biggest rise in demand? Difficulties recruiting HGV drivers and meat processors are already causing public concern – and latest weekly data shows other occupations where gaps have been growing fast. Driving instructors and prison officers saw the biggest increase in demand for recruiters last week as job ads […]

Report Examines Whether More UK Immigration Is Needed

A shortage of drivers to deliver fuel to petrol pumps. A lack of fruit pickers to handle the harvests at farms. Too few butchers in abattoirs meaning healthy pigs face needless slaughter. Labour shortages in the UK are creating issues across supply chains in a number of sectors right now. Some put it down to […]

The Most Beautiful English Villages for 2021

Britons in search of a slice of traditional England have a plethora of picture-perfect hamlets to choose from A lovely cobbled square, thatched roofs, dry stone walls, gardens brimming with rose bushes, a medieval church, the sound of a trickling steam or lapping waves at the harbour, a tea shop serving fresh scones, a friendly pub and […]

British Job Openings and Wages Keep Climbing

Hotels, pubs and restaurants among those with biggest problems recruiting staff Employers scrambling to hire staff amid widespread labour shortages after lockdown helped to return the number of workers on company payrolls to pre-pandemic levels in August, official figures show. The Office for National Statistics said the number of payroll employees increased by 241,000 to 29.1 million […]

Workers Wanted to Fill 953,000 UK Job Vacancies

Job vacancies in the U.K. have spiked to their highest recorded level, in a further sign that the British economy is rebounding by more than anticipated following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions LONDON — Job vacancies in the U.K. have spiked to their highest recorded level, official figures showed Tuesday, in a further sign that […]

Record Rate of Hiring Reported for Jobs in the UK

U.K. companies added payrolls at a record pace in June as the reopening of the economy triggered an unprecedented scramble for staff. The number of employees on company books climbed by 356,000, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Demand for staff rose, with vacancies in June alone increasing to a record 962,000, up 7% from May. […]

UK Job Openings in Construction, Hospitality and Transport

Britain’s employers are struggling with the worst staff shortages since the late 1990s, amid the rush to reopen from lockdown and a sharp drop in overseas workers due to Covid and Brexit. Sounding the alarm over the risks to economic recovery from acute labour shortages, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and the accountancy firm KPMG […]