Companies ‘have cautious hiring plans’

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Posted 01/06/2012

Companies in East Anglia may be looking to add members of staff to their payroll as a new report has indicated many firms have “cautious” hiring plans.According to the latest Spring Confederation of British Industry (CBI)/Harvey Nash Employment Trends Survey, private sector jobs recovery is continuing.This comes just days after it was revealed large UK brands Next and Greggs are set to create hundreds of jobs in East Anglia in the coming months through the opening of a major new store and a regional hub respectively.Director-general of the CBI John Cridland stated businesses are adding new positions wherever they are able to.”It looks as though that steady trend of employment growth in the private sector is set to continue,” he said.Chief executive of Harvey Nash Albert Ellis added hiring is currently focused on growth opportunities, with sales and customer service among the key departments many organisations are looking to expand in the coming months.Posted by Hywel Griffiths


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