January 2007
People Management;1/25/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p110
The article presents an update on the labor market in Great Britain as of January 2007. In the three months to November 2006, the unemployment rate was 5.5%, down 0.1 of a percentage point on the quarter but increased 0.4 of a percentage point on the year. In December 2006, almost 45,000 jobs were created across major industries. A survey of hiring managers and workers by jobsite CareerBuilder.co.uk found that 45% of British employers plan to recruit new employees in 2007.


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