Low unemployment rates in South West

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Low unemployment rates in South West

Recently announced low unemployment rates in the South West mean its fantastic news for individuals and our local economy as a whole. However for the social care sector it puts further pressure on carer recruitment.

These are the statistics:

  • South West unemployment rate is 3.3%
  • 78.2% of 16-64 year olds are in employment
  • Only 24.3% of those who are currently ‘economically inactive’ what a job that’s approximately 4,683 people!

So what is going to make you stand out from the rest?

Quality training and investment in your staff is not only beneficial and integral to your business but staff loyalty and thus retention is improved, you invest in them and they will invest their skills in you.

Purple Balm offer high quality, competitive face to face training for the social care sector. You can find out more on our Courses page or feel free to call us on 01392 466777 for more information and advice.