Report: ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey – Q4 2018

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The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for the fourth quarter 2018 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 2,100 employers in the UK.

All survey participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of December 2018 as compared to the current quarter?”

The survey results for this quarter report that:

  • Employers in England report highest confidence in 18 months (+7%)
  • But 2018 is the worst year for overall UK hiring intentions since 2012
  • Smart metering deadline drives strongest Utilities outlook in over a year.

Download our brochure for a detailed analysis of the outlook for the second quarter of 2018.


View our Infographic for a snapshot of ‘where the jobs are’ for Q2.