A new report suggests that there has been a 3% increase in hiring levels across the UK. Although there has been a predicted drop in vacancies in London – activity is 15.5% down on last quarter – all other regions are performing better than in the first half of 2012, which is a positive sign of the UK’s economic recovery. Regions which are faring particularly well include the South West where there has been a 30% increase in available jobs, and the North East which boasts a 25% rise in temporary vacancies since quarter two.
This is according to the UK’s only company dedicated to the provision of temporary and contract staff to organisations in both the private and public sectors, Venn Group. The company has just released the third edition of a quarterly report – The Venn Index – offering an overview of the vacancy levels, average salaries and in demand skills in the UK….