The primary focus of the Jenrick Recruitment Group is to help businesses expand by sourcing high calibre talent to join their organisation. As such, two recent articles by The Telegraph and Financial News.co.uk, provided an extremely positive read:

Key Highlights from The Telegraph -

  • UK unemployment fell to 7.7pc in the three months to July, down by 0.1 percentage point on the previous quarter.
  • The number of people claiming jobless benefits also fell to the lowest level since February 2009.
  • The number of Britons in full time work has continued to increase.
  • "There's strong employment growth led by full time employee jobs, not part-time or self employment," said Ross Walker at RBS.
  • Private sector employment continues to climb, with more than a million jobs created over the last two years.
  • According to the ONS, 81pc of people currently work in the private sector, while the remaining 19pc work in the public sector.

Key Highlights from Financial News.co.uk -

  • Compared to a year earlier there were 275,000 more people in employment, 105,000 fewer unemployed people and 52,000 fewer economically inactive people aged from 16 to 64.
  • The employment rate for those aged from 16 to 64 was 71.6%, with 29.84m people in employment, up 80,000 from the February to April 2013 figures and up 275,000 from 2012.
  • Private sector employment increased by 114,000, to 24.171m.
  • The unemployment rate had also dropped to 2.49m unemployed, down 24,000 from February to April 2013 and down 105,000 from 2012.
  • The unemployment rate of the economically active population was 7.7% down 0.1 percentage points from February to April 2013 and down 0.4 percentage points from the previous year.
  • The number of economically inactive people aged from 16 to 64 was 22.3% at 8.96m, down 33,000, 0.1 percentage points for February to April and down 52,000 and 0.2 percentage points from 2012.
  • David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) commented that the further increase in private sector employment, demonstrates yet again that private firms are able to drive the recovery.

In summary:

The outlooks continues to bode well for those seeking to make a career move or advance their career. With specialist divisions that serve the Engineering, I.T. and Commercial sectors, Jenrick is well-placed to offer excellent career advice to anyone who wishes to explore the range of permanent, contract, interim and temporary career opportunities available within the UK. For more details, please contact Jenrick via the links below: