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Is the UK jobs enigma faltering? New ICAP survey suggests sharp falls in permanent and temporary vacancies during February

by Alan Little

14 March 2013, Comments 0

A new snapshot of the UK labour market by the global inter-dealer broker ICAP indicates that the number of permanent and temporary/contractor vacancies fell […]

Online retailers bolster their IT teams as online sales grow more than twice as fast as high street sales

by Alan Little

13 March 2013, Comments 0

IT experts contracting via Umbrella Companies may decide to seek new assignments in the e-commerce sector in the light of new figures from specialist […]

Hiring confidence returns to IT departments

by Alan Little

12 March 2013, Comments 0

The number of IT directors anticipating job cuts has fallen to its lowest level in five years, according to new research by technology talent […]

BCC downgrades growth forecasts but thinks the UK will avoid triple-dip recession

by Alan Little

11 March 2013, Comments 0

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has downgraded its projections for economic growth this year: the economy will expand by 0.6% rather than the […]

European Commission launches ‘grand coalition’ to tackle the growing shortfall in IT skills

by Alan Little

8 March 2013, Comments 0

A ‘grand coalition’ to tackle Europe’s growing IT skills shortages has been launched by the European Commission. The EU’s competitiveness is under threat unless […]