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Basic pay increases for UK employees slow to 2% in Q4 2014

A quarterly analysis of UK pay awards by XpertHR, a provider of legal compliance, good practice and benchmarking information to HR professionals, has revealed that the median basic pay rise for UK employees stood at 2% in the three months to the end of […]

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ONS survey reveals increases in employment rates across the UK

Employment rates are increasing across Britain, according to the UK's national statistical institute, the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which published its monthly Labour Market Statistics for the


ONS Labour market report reveals steady increase in UK employment figures

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), the recognised national statistical institute for the UK, released its UK Labour Market, August 2014 report on Wednesday, which indicates that employment


Private sector growth boosts UK employment rate

This month's Labour Force Survey covering November 2013 to January 2014 has shown that the employment rate in the UK is now the highest recorded for

ONS report reveals a drop in UK unemployment

UK employment figures on the rise

Job are being created in the UK at a significant rate, with a record-breaking 30.15 million British people now in work, the Department for Work and

ONS report reveals a drop in UK unemployment

UK unemployment falls by 5,000

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UK sees big rise in self-employment

A significant number of people in the UK have become their own boss since the start of the economic downturn in 2008, figures showed today. The Office for National

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UK’s private sector job creation outpaces public sector job losses

Private sector employment in the UK has continued to increase, reaching a record high of 23.86 million in September 2012, official figures showed today. The number of people employed

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UK welfare-to-work scheme misses target on sustained employment

The UK government has defended its welfare-to-work scheme after new figures showed that its key target on getting people into long-term jobs has been missed. Of the 878,000 people


Stronger demand for staff at UK firms in September

Demand for staff among UK firms increased at stronger rate in September, a new report showed today. The Report on Jobs, produced by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)

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