The Intelligence: Labour and skills shortages on the rise

For all the recent political uncertainty, one immense challenge facing UK businesses has remained constant: labour and skills shortages.

The UK has been experiencing broad-based contraction of candidate availability for the past five-and-a-half years. The number of people available to take up new roles has continued to deteriorate sharply in 2019. Shrinking labour supply, often linked to record low unemployment levels in the UK and hesitation among potential candidates to move roles amid Brexit-related...

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