Jobs market remains strong according to REED figur

Posted on Monday, February 25th, 2013 by

With the publication of the latest labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics, James Reed, Chairman of specialist recruiter, REED, comments “The UK jobs market remains strong as we head into the spring. The latest figures from REED show the number of people taking new jobs in January is up 14% on the fourth quarter of 2012. This is an encouraging sign that businesses are gaining confidence to take on new roles, with the number of interviews in January up 11% on the previous month. There are also positive signs in the temporary jobs market, with placements in January 2013 up 6% on the same time last year showing that businesses are keen to grow.”