April 2007
People Management;4/19/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p102
The article offers information on economic indicators in Great Britain for 2007. In the three months to January, unemployment rate reached 5.5% while the number of unemployed people rose by 15,000 over the year. Particular focus is given to the increase in average earnings, as well as private-sector pay growth. In March, the key industries in Britain were able to create over 32,000 jobs which reflects a 30%increase from the previous years. There is a lack of staff with the right skills in the British labor market, according to a Manpower survey.


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