Regional Trends Report July 2020 – National Trends

APSCo and Vacancysoft

July 2020

Despite the UK entering into recession – with GDP for Q2 at -20.4% – it is by no means all doom and gloom. In fact, many sectors are showing signs of resilience and reporting growth. However, much like all UK regions, the North of England’s employment market has been impacted over the past few months as the country battles Covid-19. With that, key trends emerging include:

  • Manchester being named the country’s ‘most entrepreneurial city’ after almost 200,000 businesses were registered during the Covid-19 crisis, in what areas have we seen the biggest hiring in the city?
  • Newcastle witnessed a boom in recruitment in vacancies in the Technology, Media and Telecoms industry. (16.1% year-on-year) How has the rest of the city fared?
  • In Leeds, despite the Covid crisis causing a collapse in recruitment, there have been some noticeable areas of growth, including a few major employers increasing their vacancies this year compared to last.

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