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FS firms boost staff numbers at fastest rate for 15 years

Financial services firms boosted staff numbers at the fastest rate for 15 years between March and June, according to CBI and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Their latest quarterly survey reveals 5 per cent of companies reduced
employment over the last three months but 41 per cent took staff on. The balance &#45 36 per cent – is the fastest rate of growth recorded since the survey
began in December 1989. It compares with a balance of only plus five per cent in
the previous survey.

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