Uncertain hiring is hampering permanent staff roles

Uncertain hiring is hampering permanent staff roles

The latest report from the REC has evidenced a period of instability within the recruitment industry, due to economic uncertainty and hiring fluctuations in April.

The report, which is compiled for REC by HIS Markit from responses to questionnaires sent to a panel of around 400 UK-based recruitment consultancies, outlined a key fall in permanent placement for the third time in 2019 so far – although the rate of reduction softened from March’s 32-month record and was only slight.

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