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Coronavirus | Exec search market 'largely unaffected' by COVID

Exec search market 'largely unaffected' by COVID

The past few months has seen the jobs market take a battering due to the coronavirus crisis. In fact, the ONS recently reported that a joint record low employment rate was recorded for the three months ending April 2020. Results found that the highest unemployment rate estimate in the UK was in the North East (5.2%) and the lowest was in Northern Ireland (2.3%). With these figures in mind, it is clear that unemployment has dramatically increased compared to figures that were released early this year, which indicated that the market was very much a candidate-driven one. For example, in January 2020 the ONS revealed that the employment rate was estimated at a record high of 76.3%, or 0.6% higher than the previous year and 0.5% up on the previous quarter. Due to the crisis, which has seen numerous...

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