In September, the number of business services providers anticipating turnover growth in the next three months largely outnumbered those anticipating a decrease. The balance of positive and negative answers stood at 38, as against 9 in August. Business services providers were also positive about future employment in their branch and the economic climate in general.
Optimism about future turnover prevailed across all branches. With a positive balance of 71, temp job agencies were by far most optimistic. Their mood about the economic climate is buoyant. Their expectations about future employment were also optimistic in September, although the number expecting to recruit new staff was considerably lower than in preceding months.
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