CBI says UK hiring intentions for professional services at record high
The CBI (Confederation of British Industry) have recently announced that the intention of UK companies to hire more professionals workers over the next quarter has hit a record high. The companies that took part in the survey for Q4 showed that confidence reached a record high of +46% which is the highest rate since November 1998.
It's not just the future that's looking rosy, 44% of the respondents said they have increased the numbers of staff employed over the last three months and that employment has grown at its fastest pace since November 2007 (up 33%).
For the longer terms, there is even more good news and confidence. The CBI state that 63% of firms expect expansion to increase over the next year.