Bank of Scotland

Permanent placements increase at weakest rate since January

16 July 2012

  • Moderate rise in permanent placements, while temp billings fall during June
  • Average pay declines at sharpest rate since September 2010
  • Glasgow sees fastest rise in permanent placements

The latest Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs signalled a softening of Scottish labour market conditions in June. Greater demand for staff contributed to a further rise in permanent placements over the month, but the increase was the weakest since January. Temp staff billings meanwhile declined from May. Differing trends were seen in permanent and temporary staff availability, while average salaries fell during June.

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