Regional Focus with APSCo August 2020 – North Focus

Regional Focus with APSCo August 2020 – North Focus

– 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.

Regional Trends Report July 2020 – National Trends

Regional Trends Report July 2020 – National Trends

While 2020 started with concerns over the impact of Brexit, the COVID-19 crisis very quickly took center stage. In terms of the impact this has had on labour market, it’s clear from the latest data that the pandemic has had an impact on the likes of which we have never experienced, with the effects still reverberating through the economy. With that in mind …

Regional Trends Report June 2020 – London

Regional Trends Report June 2020 – London

The impact of Covid-19 on the London labor market is still being felt, as businesses adapt to the new economic climate. So far this year we have seen a considerable decrease in vacancies, with volumes down by 36.9%, compared to 2019. However, it is worth highlighting that…

Regional Trends Report May 2020 – The South

Regional Trends Report May 2020 – The South

Following a tumultuous 2019, in which political volatility over Brexit limited investment in the UK – the Coronavirus has brought further damage to the UK economy. The impact of this has been significant, causing entire industries to …

Regional Trends Report April 2020 – Midlands

Regional Trends Report April 2020 – Midlands

At a time when the UK had already been showing signs of reduced growth, the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 has accelerated this downturn, with the midlands hit particularly hard by the virus. For sectors that are…