Professional recruitment firms now have 22% more vacancies on their books than this time last year according to new survey data from APSCo. Its latest research comes as the Treasury’s GDP growth forecast for the UK economy now stands at 3%, still significantly higher than the 1.8% expected at the beginning of the year, albeit marginally lower than last month (3.1%).
Permanent vacancies increase 20% year-on-year as professional job market returns to pre-crisis growth IT joins Engineering, and Finance in spearheading growth with vacancies up 18%, 35% and 22% respectively Professional temporary and contract vacancies also grow strongly (up 8%) Demand continues to drive increases in professional salaries
The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has announced the launch of APSCo Compliance+, the only best practice quality standard for social work recruitment firms.
Last week APSCo was invited to join influential group of stakeholders tasked with looking at ways to support the growth of small businesses in the UK.
Roger has held a number of senior management positions including Head of Marketing and Communications at Blue Arrow and more recently at the REC where he directed the activities of the research unit developing strategic relationships with industry stakeholders and government.
At the APSCo Members’ meeting last week, Laurence Ridgway, Senior Policy Adviser at the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), outlined the background and Government response to the “Building a Responsible Payment Culture” consultation which will be part of the Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Bill.
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Outsource UK, one of the country’s largest independent recruitment businesses, has broadened its area of expertise with the acquisition of the Manchester-based digital recruitment consultancy known as Chrysalis Digital Recruitment.