Rural communities in areas such as South Norfolk and Breckland saw job postings jump 8.7 percent between early and mid-May, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), despite an overall decline in the number of vacancies posted across the UK.
Demand in professions such as roofers, security guards, artists and NHS staff have increased, suggesting businesses are beginning to restart recruitment efforts across the UK including in rural areas.
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