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Where has all the talent gone?

  • Publish Date: Posted 29 days ago
  • Author: Katie Marshall
For the first time since records began vacancies in the UK are outstripping the number of people seeking work.

Labour shortages are becoming a persistent feature of the market and the expected post-pandemic rush back into the office hasn’t happened. Competition for talent is fierce at the moment as employers are facing new challenges including:

  • rising economic inactivity

  • inflation

  • candidate expectations of their employers.

In this report we look at some of the causes of these issues, the impact they are having on the labour market and consider what employers can do to attract the right people.