Staffline booked a small fall in underlying annual profit after a strong performance from its recruitment division was offset by weaker earnings at its welfare-to-work training division.
Pre-tax profit in the year through December grew by 28% to £24.1m, but underlying profit fell 1.1% to £36.3m. Revenue rose 8% to £957.8m.
Revenue in the recruitment division grew by 13.8% but revenue in the training division fell by 19.1%.
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