• 48% of businesses think Brexit will have a negative impact on the UK jobs market – down from 70% last June

  • The jobs market continued to grow in Q1 with jobs up 17% year on year

  • Health & Medicine (+29%) and Engineering (+20%) are the sectors driving annual growth for Q1

  • ‘Businesses moving jobs outside of the UK’ is recruiters’ number one concern about Brexit

  • Over 1 in 4 businesses report a reduction in applications from EU citizens since the referendum

  • ‘Securing free trade or retaining the single market with the EU’ is the key issue in Brexit negotiations for UK businesses

    (data from reed.co.uk)