BRC-Bond Pearce


The latest retail employment data from the British Retail Consortium and Bond Pearce

It is estimated that 1 in 10 people in the UK work in retail. image(c)

Food retailers drive retail employment rise in December

The uptake of full-time employees in the UK has risen by the sharpest rate in 18 months as retail employment inched up 0.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same period last year.The number of outlets rose 2 per cent which was...
02:55PM - Thu 23rd January 2014
Retail redundancy is at its highest level since October 2008, the index found (image © Barsse)

Non-food retailers to cut jobs and store numbers

A rise in employment across the retail sector is being driven by grocers and food retailers while non-food retailers have seen a dip in employment and store numbers, according to figures released today.Retail employment rose by 1.8 per cent in the...
01:21PM - Thu 25th April 2013
Retailers continue to support job creation, said the BRC (image ©

Retail employment up as store numbers fall

Retail employment was up by 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2012 despite a record decline in store numbers, new research has revealed today.According to the most recent British Retail Consortium (BRC)-Bond Pearce Retail Employment Monitor, t...
10:35AM - Thu 24th January 2013
These latest figures are a blow to the struggling high street (image ©

Store numbers decrease for first time in 3 years

Store numbers are at their lowest in three years falling by 0.5 per cent in the second quarter, it has been announced today.According to the Bond Pierce Retail Monitor conducted on behalf of the British Retail Consortium (BRC) this is the first de...
10:54AM - Thu 26th July 2012
Retail created more jobs for the economy during the first quarter of 2012

Retail employment rises 0.4 per cent in Q1

While wider unemployment in the UK continues to stay worryingly high, the retail sector has helped plug the gap recently by adding an extra 3,011 full-time jobs to the economy in the first quarter of 2012.According to the latest British Retail Con...
12:10PM - Thu 26th April 2012
Although overall employment rose in the retail sector in Q4 2011 things may not remain so rosy in 2012 (image ©

Retail employment rose 0.5% in Q4

The number of UK workers holding full-time jobs in the retail industry grew fractionally during the final quarter of 2011 despite difficult trading conditions, new figures published today show.Industry representative group the British Retail Conso...
11:40AM - Thu 26th January 2012
Full-time retail jobs have dropped this quarter (image ©

Full-time retail jobs drop by over 5,000 in Q3

Retail employment was down 0.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 compared to the same period last year, as industry experts call on the government to focus on jobs growth.The drop has led to the equivalent of 5,780 fewer retail staff being emp...
10:47AM - Thu 27th October 2011
Retail job numbers were down year-on-year in Q2, according to new research ©

Number of retail jobs slips 0.4% in Q2

The number of retail jobs in the UK during the second quarter of 2011 fell 0.4 per cent year-on-year, according to the new research published today.Data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Bond Pearce Retail Employment Monitor shows that ...
10:04AM - Thu 28th July 2011
There were more UK retail jobs in the first quarter of this year, compared to Q1 in 2010 (image courtesy of Jason Alden)

Retail job numbers grow by 3,400 in year

There were 3,400 more full-time UK retail jobs in the first quarter of 2011, compared to the same three months last year, according to new research published today.The Retail Employment Monitor from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and law firm...
01:03PM - Thu 28th April 2011

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