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 - 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.