Employers across every region of the country are expecting to take on more people over the next three months except in the South West.
The figures come from the recruitment group Manpower UK. Heavy reliance on tourism and a jobs boom in recent years means growth in the South West has ground to a halt.
Queen guitarist Brian May talks to our correspondent Duncan Sleightholme at Camp Badger in Williton, Somerset.
A police cordon is in place by the River Avon in Bath, at the location where police divers discovered a body this morning. It is believed to be that of Sammuel Amin, 18, who has been missing since Saturday. If so, he becomes the sixth person to die in the Bath stretch of the river since 2009.
The world's last flying Sea Vixen was officially handed over to the Fly Navy Heritage Trust in Somerset today. The 1950s fightjet will be housed at RNAS Yeovilton. But as this video shows, there was added drama as the plane burst a tyre on its final landing.
A body believed to be that of a missing teenager has been found in the river Avon in Bath.
Police have been searching for 18 year old Sam Amin after he went missing in the early hours of Saturday morning. The body was found at noon. It has not yet been formally identified but it is believed to be that of missing Sam. His family have been informed.
Police are about to resume their search of the river Avon for missing teenager Sam Amin.
The 18 year old went missing in the early hours of Saturday morning after a celebratory night out. He was last seen on CCTV near Bath Bus Station. The police are resuming their search of the area of river nearby.
Police have released CCTV footage of missing teenager Sam Amin.
The 18 year old went missing in the early hours of Saturday morning after leaving a bar in Bath.
At just before 2am on Saturday he was filmed on a CCTV camera by the side of Bath bus station. In them he looks unsteady on his feet. According to police he was drunk.
The world's last flying Sea Vixen is being handed over to the Fleet Air Museum at RNAS Yeovilton today.
The 1950s fighter jet is being gifted to the Fly Navy Heritage Trust and will continue to be used in displays at air shows.
Police in Bath are continuing to search for a missing teenager.
18 year old Sam Amin from Twerton was last seen at a bar in the city in the early hours of Saturday morning. He was last seen near the bus station. Police divers were searching the River Avon yesterday.
One of leading opponents of the badger cull is in Somerset today.
Brian May has campaigned extensively against the cull and he'll be visiting Camp Badger, which has been set up by anti-cull protestors near Williton in Somerset. West Somerset is one of the locations for the cull.