Industry Update
External Article 7 December 2018

Hospitality Wages Rise 38% Year-on-year

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The Drinks Business

The report, which compared data from November 2018, with the same period in 2017, found that hospitality was just one of the nation's key industries to see hikes in advertised salaries last month.

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Average salaries for new roles reached a 12-month high in the hospitality sector, soaring by 38% in November.

Lee Biggins, CV Library's managing director, said the higher rates of pay are a"direct result of the ongoing struggles that many businesses are currently facing."

He added that the UK's "economic uncertainty and a widening skills gap," have made it difficult to entice candidates away from their current positions.

Employers in the industry are continuing to advertise their job vacancies ahead of the New Year, with the number of live job vacancies increasing by 7% in November. However, applications fell by 5.2% over the same period.

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