Doug Monro, co-founder of Adzuna
Posted inOpinionon20 Nov 2017 Company ProfileAdzunaView profile »
“Just in time for Christmas, jobseekers and employees are beginning to see UK wages pick up speed. Average weekly earnings for employees increasing by 2.2% shows the tide is turning on salaries. In keeping with a low unemployment and steady inflation rate, there is festive cheer being spread among the labour market as pay rises have become a priority to boost productivity and staff morale. Christmas has come early for train drivers in particular, following reports they have agreed a 28% pay rise to end Southern Rail strikes.