UK employers are optimistic in terms of their hiring intentions, according to a Manpower survey, which predicted that in the third quarter of this year – July to September – jobs will increase by nine percent.

This optimism is also apparent in the telecoms industry, where employment growth in the third quarter is expected to rise 17 percent, 12 percent more than the second quarter of the year – April to June – and will continue to increase seven percent year-over-year. Manpower suggested that superfast broadband and 4G deployments will fuel this spike in predicted employment and, while this is most likely the case, one has to question whether it will only boost employment in the short term.

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