LONDON, October 8 (Hfrance.fr) - British employers have increased the wages of new employees the most since at least the 1990s, according to a survey to be studied by the Banque de L ' England is trying to assess the persistence of the recent rise in inflation.
The Confederation for Recruitment and Employment has said that companies were still looking to hire in September, but that staff availability again fell sharply, increasing the starting salaries of permanent and temporary workers the most in the 24-year history of the survey.
CEO of REC, Neil Carberry said competition for staff was rampant, from food processing and logistics - including pacute shortage of truck drivers which led to Britain's recent fuel supply crisis - to office jobs.
"We have all seen how labor shortages have affected our daily lives over the past few weeks, be it empty gasoline or fewer products on the supermarket shelves, "he said. said.
Carberry urged the government to do more to encourage business investment, ease post-Brexit immigration rules, avoid barriers to international trade and improve vocational training.
The BoE said there were more and more cases for its first rate hike. interest since the coronavirus pandemic hit last year with inflation expected to exceed 4%. He carefully monitors growth metricswages as he assesses whether the rise in inflation will turn out to be transient, as he predicted. Written by William Schomberg, edited by Andy Bruce
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