The availability of candidates for job vacancies is falling, highlighting concerns about skills shortages, according to a new study.
Research by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG said even though unemployment remained over two million, employers were finding it difficult to fill certain jobs.
Pay rates for permanent and temporary staff had increased in recent months, the report also stated.
More top news
Protesters across Europe and the rest of the globe held women's marches following the inauguration of President Trump.
A look at some of the inventive, and sometimes humourous, placards displayed in women's marches across the UK.
Irish police have seized £32 million worth of cannabis hidden in farm machinery on board a ship docking in Dublin.