Employers in the region are becoming increasingly reluctant to take people on.
A survey looking at whether companies plan to recruit in the next three months reveals more firms in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire want to reduce their workforce than hire new workers.
Smaller businesses say they're waiting to see what happens with the financial situation in Europe before taking on new staff. We have spoke to James Hick from recruitment firm Manpower about it.
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