Number of full-time jobs rises
BRITAIN’S “underemployment” problem of reluctant part-time workers is easing, new research has shown, as more full-time jobs were created for a seventh month running in April.
Demand by companies for permanent staff increased more quickly last month than in March and the number of full-time appointments also rose, according to a study by KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).
The study will help allay fears that falling unemployment has been largely down...
Career Building Strategies
Peter Forshaw explores the case for training and qualifications in the context of job finding and career building within the FM industry.
Facilities management is enjoying an increasingly high profile in the UK and is certainly one of the most successful arenas of growth and opportunity. With an emphasis on adding value while maintaining or reducing costs, facilities management is expected to increase from a market value of £106 billion in 2012 to £117 billion in...
Britain’s Changing Economy
Expectations and Possible Solutions
The UK’s economy has been a hot topic of discussion for a while now, and with the first-quarter’s GDP figures having just been released. It has been a few years that the recession hit the country and the economy is still suffering the consequences.
Last year saw a major shock as the growth fell to a 0.3pc in the last quarter of 2012. This is why all eyes were on the...