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Construction salaries up 5% to recruit staff

Construction salaries up 5% to recruit staff

18 November 2017

A survey has revealed new staff are offered rises of 5% or more to attract new staff.  Overall the industry has higher average salary growth - 3%- compared with 1.8% that across all UK industries. 

 

At the same time, staff are concerned about job security and workload, which comes second on their priority list following renumeration package. Work life balance is also becoming increasingly important, with 59% employers offering flexible hours.