A minor ray of optimism emerged amongst the UK employers on the hiring and investment front, as the government eased lockdown restrictions, according to a survey conducted by Britain’s recruiting industry body, the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
Key takeaways (via Reuters)
“Business confidence measure remained negative but rose to -10 from -21 in April.“
“Short-term demand for permanent staff improved to -5 from -9.”
“Coronavirus has caused a huge slowdown in the labor market, but this data indicates that the worst could be behind us.”
more to come …