UK workers remain confident during downturn

Posted on Thursday, June 19th, 2008 by

Thumbing a nose to recession fears and stock market jitters, British workers continue to look on the bright side of working life despite the economic doom-and-gloom forecasts of recent months. A survey of 4,500 UK workers found that: « Seven in 10 are confident in their ability to remain in or get a job in the current economic climate « 47% are planning to move jobs this year to boost their salary Data from the Office of National Statistics showed that despite fears of recession, the UK is seeing its highest level of employment and job vacancies since records began in 1971.