Construction Sector Worst Hit By Staff Shortages

Three in every four UK companies that are looking to recruit workers are struggling to do so, according to new figures released by the British Chambers of  Commerce (BCC).  Their research is drawn from over 5,700 businesses, and reveal significant recruitment struggles in all industries.   The construction sector is facing the most severe recruitment challenges, with […]

Majority of UK Firms Struggling to Recruit

New figures from the British Chambers of Commerce show that 70% of firms looking to hire staff during the last quarter had difficulty in recruiting candidates.  The sectors most affected were: Construction, with 82% of recruiting firms struggling to find candidates; Production & manufacturing with at 68% reporting difficulties; Consumer services firms were the least […]