REC – Report on jobs

The latest “Report on Jobs” from the REC has reported the first fall in permanent placements (by recruitment agencies) in over two years during October 2011.  Commenting on the results Bernard Brown, Partner and Head of Business Services at KPMG, said “Nervous employers are placing recruitment decisions on hold amidst concerns over the economic outlook, in many cases choosing instead to plug the gap with temps.

Other key highlights of the report included; an increase in temp billing, further increase in job vacancies reported, stagnation of permanent salaries and availability of staff improves at sharper pace.

About Steve Young

Steve Young is the Managing Partner of Downtown Recruitment who are based in Thame, Oxfordshire. Downtown Recruitment provide a wide variety of temporary and permanent staff to the local area covering a wide range of disciplines across the commercial and industrial sectors. View Downtown Recruitment's main website
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