Now in its twentieth year, the CBI/Pertemps Network Group employment trends survey provides an annual snapshot of the latest labour market trends and business sentiment. 

One piece that some people may find surprising is the strength of feeling around job growth in 2018 despite the Brexit fears.

Also rising to the surface as key issues are the topics of employee advocacy and engagement as well as diversity.  The latter has been on the agenda for many years but often little action follows the statement of how important it is.