As we continue to emerge from lockdown, it's refreshing to read some very positive news in the press, particularly in The Times this morning.
The paper highlights that, according to the Bank of England, Britain is on course for its strongest year of economic growth since the Second World War as households spend their lockdown savings and businesses step up investment. Here are the key highlights:
We are certainly seeing employers respond to this positivity. With this report adding that recruitment activity is rebounding at the fastest pace in over 20 years, our own market analysis and increase in HR jobs, also Payroll and Reward jobs highlight this encouraging trend. Interim HR jobs are also increasing. Our recent Market Insight from Commerce & Industry and UK Wide teams and analysis from our Financial and Professional Services divisions certainly back this up.
Long may it continue.