TITLE

Positive SMEs demonstrate how jobs market continues to thrive

AUTHOR(S)
Berry, Mike
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Personnel Today;12/6/2005, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Small and medium-sized organizations (SMEs) will be looking to recruit more prople at the end of the year 2005, according to research by recruitment firm Manpower. Medium-sized companies are the most likely to hire in the run-up to Christmas, with 15% planning to increase their workforce, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of more than 2,000 employers in Great Britain. SMEs currently account for 56% of the private sector workforce. Stephen Alambritis, head of parliamentary affairs at the Federation of Small Businesses, said that it is satisfying to see proof of the job creation potential for SMEs.
ACCESSION #
19170143

 

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