KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs

Understanding the State of the UK Job Market in April 2023: What Employers Need to Know

The UK job market is currently undergoing significant changes, which can make it difficult for employers to find the right staff. If you are struggling to recruit at the moment, it is important to stay up to date with the latest trends and developments in order to adapt your hiring strategy accordingly.The latest report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG provides some interesting insights into the current state of the job market in the UK. Here are some of the key findings from the report:

  • Temporary billings growth has hit a six-month high, suggesting that employers are increasingly turning to temporary staff to meet their workforce needs.
  • Permanent staff appointments have fallen marginally, possibly due to uncertainty in the economy and political climate.
  • The availability of staff has risen for the first time since February 2021, indicating that there is an increasing pool of candidates looking for work.

These trends suggest that the UK job market is still in a state of flux, with both positive and negative indicators. As an employer, it is important to be aware of these trends and adapt your hiring strategy accordingly. 

Keeping abreast of the UK job market is crucial for any employer looking to recruit in the current climate. 


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Download here: KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs