31 October 2011

Job market showing signs of recovery

There are indications that the UK job market is experiencing a recovery, after figures released today highlighted the biggest month-on-month increase in job demand for almost two years. The figures, from Reed's job index for October, reverse the decline in job demand in the third quarter of this year, and bring the number of new job vacancies on offer back up to the levels last seen in the first three months of 2011. The October index stands at 129, which is taken from an underlying figure of 119,429 jobs, a 7% increase on September's figures of 112,034 jobs, and 29% above the job numbers when the Reed job index started in December 2009 at 88,158 jobs... read more

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