Firms plan to hire more HR staff despite UK job cuts

Phillips, Lucy
February 2008
People Management;2/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p9
The article addresses an increase in the demand for human resources (HR) staff in Great Britain. According to the latest CIPD/KPMG Labour Market Outlook survey, nearly 40 percent of employers planned to cut staff over the next three months, a sharp increase on the 17 percent predicted last quarter. However, there was also a rise in the number of firms planning to hire HR staff, with 21 percent of the 1,553 employers surveyed saying this was their intention, up from 15 per cent.


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