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Uncertainly still weighing on rec activity


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Uncertainly still weighing on rec activity

The recruitment industry suffered from an uncertain market in July, according to the latest jobs report from KPMG and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Permanent staff appointments witnessed a decline for the fifth consecutive month in a row, whilst temporary billings continued to expand, but at the slowest rate for 75 months. 

The uncertainty that hit the market not only impacted on hiring decisions, but also on the availability of workers – many of whom are opting to stay in their current roles until clarity over Britain’s exit from the EU comes to light and the market sees some stability.

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