The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey is based on responses from 2,109 UK employers, and asks whether they intend to increase or reduce the size of their workforce in the coming quarter. It is the most comprehensive, forward-looking employment survey of its kind and is used as a key economic indicator by both the Bank of England and the UK government.
The survey results for this quarter report that:
• Election result offers employers fearful of skills drought a ray of light
• Buoyed by weak pound and outside investment, manufacturing powers up
• Public sector Outlook plummets to lowest level since 2011.
To view the results in full please click here.
For a snapshot of third quarter hiring intentions in 2017 across the nine industry sectors and 12 regions surveyed in the UK report, take a look at our, take a look at our infographic.