Job slide spreads to hit high street

Phillips, Lucy
August 2008
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p7
The article reports on the spread of unemployment and recruitment slowdown to new sectors due to the worsening of Great Britain's economy. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), unemployment was up by 60,000 in the three months to June 2008. John Philpott of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) reveals that every sector of the economy posted fewer job vacancies in the three months to June. He adds that redundancies are on the rise too.


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