Increase in Job Vacanices

A rise in job vacancies and a shortage of skilled workers will put employers under pressure to increase pay this year, according to Reed recruitment agency. The number of unfilled posts advertised on the company’s website has gone up by almost a third in the past year 160,000. Wages have remained flat but company chairman James Reed said this was likely to change. ‘Employers who are fastest off the starting blocks will win the new race for talent,’ he said.

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