Many companies are having to make their relocation packages more
attractive in light of the downturn in the housing market, it has
Recruiters are struggling to place candidates in areas with skills
shortages as people become more apprehensive about problems
associated with moving, reports Recruiter.
Financial recruiter The Emerald Group has noted that many
businesses are substantially increasing their relocation packages
to attract more staff, which may be of note to graduates
looking for change of scenery.
Jeff Deacon, managing director of financial recruiter The Emerald
Group, said: "Companies are having to be more creative with their
"We all know about the standard £8,000 tax-free allowances, but
recently we have experienced companies paying two-and-a-half times
"We have dealt with clients in previous downturns who have
purchased the [candidate’s] house and re-sold it later."
Rita Maguire, human resources director at National Grid Wireless,
said that her organisation would be "extremely generous" if it was
determined to hire a talented graduate.
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