A good salary is still the most important consideration for the majority of people when looking for a job, a new survey for recruitment specialist Pertemps has revealed.
Nearly a quarter of lorry drivers expect to leave the industry in the next three years, according to the largest ever survey of HGV drivers by Pertemps.
More needs to be done to keep experienced truck drivers behind the wheel and help address the current shortage – with more respect and improved conditions top of the list.
Jobs market rebounds as hiring and pay rises accelerate
Pertemps Network Group and CBI are calling on businesses to participate in an annual employment trends survey to help shape strategies to overcome current skill shortages.
Future lorry drivers are being offered £5,000 LGV licence acquisition training courses for free in a bid to get Britain back to work amid a huge shortage of logistics staff.
The UK’s economic recovery in the wake of Covid is in danger of stagnating if stronger recruitment strategies are not put into place and supported by Government.
A new study, published today, will tell the Government exactly what recruiters know already – the recruitment industry is playing a vital role in accelerating the UK’s recovery from Covid-19.
The annual survey – in its twenty-third year and with 248 respondent firms – revealed a two-speed jobs market emerging with 51% of firms expecting to maintain or increase their permanent recruitment in the next 12 months and 46% planning to either reduce permanent recruitment or not recruit at all.
The CBI has launched the 2020 Employment Trends Survey (ETS) in collaboration with Pertemps Network Group. Businesses are encouraged to complete the survey to help shape the government’s agenda for the recovery plan for jobs and growth.
Pertemps Driving Division partnered with Talent in Logistics to give drivers a real voice to help bring about positive change and improvements for their profession.
Talent in Logistics today launches a nationwide LGV driver engagement survey in partnership with Pertemps Driving Division. The unique research project aims to uncover the reality of working as a professional LGV driver, with a view to identifying insights that will help the transport and logistics sector tackle its skills shortage.