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Laura Tenison
Debbie Pierce
Michael Oliver
Tony Caldeira

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Global labour markets are approaching crisis point as the supply of skilled workers struggles to keep pace with demand.

Recruitment consultant Hays has called for a moratorium on new employment laws from whichever party wins the next election.

Recruitment firm Hays has seen a “modest” growth in private sector demand in the UK, although this was matched by a fall in job creation by the public sector.

Recruitment firm Hays has warned that the UK job market was slowing with a sharp drop in demand for financial, property and construction staff.

Hays, Britain's largest recruitment agency,, said group like-for-like net fees grew four per cent in the three months to the end of September. Fees in the UK and Ireland, where it generates around half its income, fell eight per cent.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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