Following the revelation that a ‘boutique secretarial recruitment company’ posted a job advert on LinkedIn and Guardian Jobs which included the ‘ability to deal with the 'male banter' and to be sociable but not distracting’ as part of the spec. Ann Swain, Chief Executive at APSCo was invited by the BBC to share her thoughts.
Published: 2 February 2018
Today’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), based on data from September-November 2017, show that the number of vacancies has reached a record high for the fourth month in a row whilst real wage growth is still falling. Businesses are still planning to hire and there was a record number of vacancies at the end of last year.
Published: 31 January 2018
The collapse of Carillion is, simply, tragic news: the list of major UK services companies is not a huge one and the apparent collapse of one of its number is deeply troubling for the market generally – and perhaps symptomatic of the intense pressures facing the industry today.
Published: 20 January 2018
Brighton, Manchester and Glasgow are the top cities for work this New Year. New data from the UK’s leading independent job site, CV-Library, has found that Brighton, Manchester and Glasgow are the top locations to find a new job this year, showing great promise for local job hunters looking for work in these areas.
Published: 17 January 2018