Tags: Permanent placements

Recruitment industry growth exceeded expectations for 2011, but challenges lie ahead as market matures

The recruitment industry grew by 4.3 percent (to £25.7billion) in the financial year 2011/12 and is predicted to surpass its pre-recession peak of £27billion by the end of 2012/13, according to research published today by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). However, despite an increase in industry turnover the number of recruitment businesses actually fell…

Permanent placements fall at slower rate, while temp billings rise slightly in August

REC/KPMG Report on Jobs: Permanent placements fall at slower rate, while temp billings rise slightly in August Key points: Decline in permanent staff appointments eases Temporary staff billings increase for first time in nine months Job vacancies continue to rise Nursing/Medical/Care workers are most sought-after Rising candidate availability subdues pay pressures Summary: The Recruitment and…