Summer 2020 - Page 9

As lockdown is eased and people return to work, will hiring demand return to normal during Q3 2020? 39% Business Consulting & Mngt not sure 83% Transport & Logistics Charity & Volunteering Construction Optimism by size 68% of sectors expect to resume hiring activity in Q3 2020 Housing Energy & Utilities Education Yorkshire & The Humber are the only region with optimistic future hiring plans Impact on future hiring demand by region Automotive Leisure, Sport & Tourism Public Services 31% decreased hiring 12% increased hiring 19% hiring to stay the same Environment & Agriculture Aviation Accountancy & Finance -3 Warehouse & Distribution 0 Professional Services Optimism by top 10 sectors Republic of Ireland With high levels of uncertainty across the economy, most employers are unsure of what the future holds Northern Ireland Page l 9 Healthcare Other -3 Scotland -4 -1 Wales Retail North West IT & Digital South West Hospitality -2 North East West Midlands -3 0 2 Engineering & Manufacturing FMCG -50% Yorkshire & The Humber 0 East Midlands -4 -2 South East London -2 East future hiring plans