UK employers have turned positive about hiring, investment for the first time since February

Reuters info on the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s measure of employers’ confidence in hiring and investing rose to a net level of +4 in the first half of July up from -9 in June “Even at times like these, there are always opportunities out there for jobseekers,” REC chief executive Neil Carberry said. “But businesses […]

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UK to require employers to pay 20-30% of furloughed wage cost

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London 2/2 LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom has drawn up plans to require employers to cover 20% to 30% of furloughed employees’ wages from August to reduce the vast burden of the coronavirus crisis on government finances, The Times newspaper reported. The […]

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