Job boom in Colchester as unemployment hits six-year low

Mel Carpenter and staff at SVC Recruitment

Mel Carpenter and staff at SVC Recruitment

First published in News

Colchester's job market has been described as one of the biggest boom areas in the East of England.

The number of people on jobseeker’s allowance in the borough has hit a six-year low.

Dave Anthony, customer service operations manager at Colchester Jobcentre, said an extra 96 employers signed up to its Jobmatch system last month.

Mr Anthony said: “Colchester is one of the biggest boom areas in the East of England.

Mel Carpenter, sales director at SVC Recruitment, in Wiston Road, Nayland, said: “Employers were reticent about taking on permanent staff, but now I think the confidence is there and there are really positive vibes.”

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4:40pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Colonel Kurtz says...

Come on... waiting for the first moaners to comment on how terrible things are
Come on... waiting for the first moaners to comment on how terrible things are Colonel Kurtz
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