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Report on Jobs – Permanent Placements Rise at Fastest Pace in Seven Months


The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.

Faster growth of staff appointments

Permanent staff placements increased at a stronger rate in November, with the rate of expansion quickening to a seven-month high. Temporary/contract staff billings also rose at a faster pace, with growth the sharpest in five months.

Vacancy growth eases but still strong

Demand for staff continued to rise in November. Although easing to a 29-month low, the rate of expansion remained marked overall.



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