Following the government’s update on 13th May 2020 regarding home moving in England during the Covid-19 outbreak, we are pleased to announce our branches in England will start re-opening their doors for booked appointments over the coming weeks. Health and safety remains our main priority, and a number of strict measures will be put in place to protect our staff and customers. Our offices in Wales will continue to support customers from home. Visit our branch page to find contact details for your local office.

Employment in the UK - January 2016

Employment in the UK - January 2016
Starting salaries for permanent and temporary jobs have risen at the slowest pace since October 2013. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation found a 27 month low of 2.8pc, a very slow increase given economic growth in the last two years. desk_write_notes_employ_office_free However, unemployment is at its lowest since early 2006, at 5.4pc. In terms of housebuilding, the construction and manufacturing industry noted ongoing skill shortages. The Midlands had the most job placements in January, followed by the North. London had the slowest growth. This news comes when the Bank of England cut its own forecasts for economic growth in the next two years. Ruth Miller, UK economist at Capital Economics, said: “The Monetary Policy Committee needn’t worry about increasing the interest rate [while wage growth is low].” A rise in 2016 is now looking increasingly unlikely.