‘Positive outlook’ for Michael Page

Staff recruitment firm Michael Page said it was positive on its outlook for the remainder of its financial year after it posted a 10.8 per cent rise in first half profit, boosted by strong demand in all its regions.

The company, which mainly finds candidates to fill permanent positions, said total gross profit in the first half of its financial year rose to £281m at constant currency, up from £263.7m a year earlier.

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