Posted inNews archiveon30 Aug 2017 Company ProfileRECView profile »
Employer confidence in the UK economy has moved into negative territory, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). The net balance fell from +6 per cent last month to -3 per cent in the latest report, as 31 per cent of employers now expect the economy to worsen and just 28 per cent expect it to improve.
Employers are still looking to hire, with one in five (19 per cent) planning to increase permanent headcount in the next three months.
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