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London recruitment market weakens

London recruitment market weakens

The London permanent recruitment market grew at its weakest level in eight months during July. Its hiring growth was also lower than any other UK region, according to data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. Country-wide permanent placements reached a 27-month high, while temporary placements increased at the fastest rate for almost two-and-a-half years. Candidate availability continued to decline markedly, with staff availability across the UK falling to its lowest level in 18 months. 

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