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Fall in UK private sector job vacancies

Fall in UK private sector job vacancies

Job vacancies in the UK’s private sector fell in April, according to the latest employment index from recruitment specialist, Reed. The month registered a 2% drop in opportunities, compared with March, reflecting slower growth in the banking and tourism sectors, although vacancies were up 22% on an annual basis. The year-on-year rise is due to [...]

May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Private sector job vacancies up in January

Private sector job vacancies up in January

Better than expected growth in private sector jobs has been reported in January - according to the Reed Job Index. The Index was established in December 2009 to measure the strength of vacancies by Reed - one of the UK’s largest recruitment agencies. The Index saw a rise of 9 points in January to 113 [...]

January 31, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Spanish public sector workers in strike amid spending cuts

Spanish public sector workers in strike amid spending cuts

Spanish public sector workers will go on strike today to protest against austerity measures, which include average cuts this year to public workers’ salaries of 5%. As well as a 5% cut for civil servants, there will be severe cuts in public investment and development aid. Today’s strikes, which have been set up by Spain’s [...]

June 8, 2010 | 0 Comments More
FTSE 100 bosses see fall in bonuses

FTSE 100 bosses see fall in bonuses

FTSE 100 chief executives have still received sharp increases in their salaries despite the recession, according to pay analysts, Incomes Data Services (IDS). Over the last 12 months, the top bosses at the top 100 companies saw average salary rises of 7.4% - many times the rate of inflation. However, IDS said bonuses have fallen [...]

October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Dutch banks cap executive salaries

Dutch banks cap executive salaries

Dutch banks have signed up to a new code of conduct limiting executive bonuses to 100% of salary. Once the code comes into force, bankers’ salaries will have to be below the median for similar jobs, bonuses will have to be returned if a bank enters financial difficulty, and redundancy payments will be limited to [...]

September 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Recruitment consultants report rapid decline in jobs market

Recruitment consultants report rapid decline in jobs market

A new report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and recovery specialist KPMG, plots a record decline in demand for staff. The key highlights of the Report on Jobs include a record fall in the placement of permanent and temporary staff; a record rise in candidate availability and a continued decline in average wages [...]

January 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More