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In the Summertime.....

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It is expected that employment rates will reach unprecedented levels this summer, in turn leading to a positive impact on the recruitment market.

As reported by the Guardian, Britain’s employment rate reached momentous levels in March, even despite the uncertainty within the country surrounding the EU referendum in June 2016.

Since February both employment and total pay, including bonuses, have risen. According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of candidates employed rose by 44,000 to 31.58 million, while total pay saw a hike of 2%.

This rise is set to continue into the summer thanks to a number of considerable factors, such as sporting events, which will require SMEs to take on additional staff to keep up with increased customer demand.

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Stephen Crabb said the following:

“These are another record-breaking set of figures, with more people in work than ever before and the unemployment rate is the lowest in a decade at 5.1%.More people in work means that more families across the UK are benefiting from the security of a regular wage and the fulfilment that employment brings.”

The official figures also show that there are 26.2 million people employed in the private sector, which is 575,000 more than last year, while the level of people not in work and not looking for employment is at a record low of 21.7%.

One thing’s for sure: these advances in levels of recruitment will continue to rise. Exactly how much may rest on the fortunes of the nation’s sporting competitors, particularly England’s progression in the 2016 UEFA European Championship – the further they go, the more SMEs will need to bring in more short-term staff members.

Here at Juice, we will continue to support our recruiters across Wakefield and Yorkshire. If you’d like to enquire about our recruitment services, feel free to get in touch with our consultants as we are always eager to #talkrecruitment.

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Anthony Matthews - Placed in a permanent position

"I found juice personnel extremely friendly and professional and made my job search a much more relaxed experience. Regular feedback and contact made me feel that I was really been looked after, and would definitely recommend them to friends and would use them again for a new job search and for recruiting in my role. Plus the girls were lovely!!!! Emma "

Emma Antsey - Placed in a permanent position

"I have worked for several different agencies in my working life and Juice Personnel is in my opinion the friendliest and most helpful team of people I have come across. They go out of their way to help and support their clients. I would happily recommend them. I am excited about my new journey that I didn't feel was possible. I mean every word of this Thanks all!! "

Lisa Baker - Temporary Worker

"If it hadn’t been for you guys and your powers of persuasion I’m quite aware that I wouldn’t even have got an interview, never mind an offer. I had been for interview with a number of agencies, both in Wakefield and Leeds, but have to say Juice was the only one which I felt understood exactly what I was looking for, despite my qualifications. It was also the friendliness which I loved – you almost make candidates feel they are part of your team. Viki has been great – keeping my morale going at the beginning when I was waiting for decisions!! "

Carol Taylor- Temporary to permanent worker

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