Accountants lead recruitment recovery

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Michael Page, which receives about 60% of its revenue from the accountancy sector, said that demand for experience in Sarbanes-Oxley and international financial reporting standards would maintain the need for accountants and underpin its recovery.

Michael Page’s bullish stance comes on the back of its fourth quarter results, released Friday, which recorded a 23.9% increase in turnover to £56.6m, compared to Q4 2003.

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