According to the KPMG REC report, the number of people looking for a job in August fell at the sharpest rate for a year. In a candidate market, employers need to offer more to recruit the best talent; salaries increased again in August, but companies are also finding they need to offer better packages including flexible working options.
There has been an increase in the demand for finance and accounting staff since last year. The main skills reported to be in short supply include Audit, Compliance and Risk in both the permanent and temporary market.
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