Services firms nervous about hiring staff before EU vote

One in three businesses say uncertainty is having a detrimental impact

Businesses in Britain’s services sector enjoyed a rebound in growth last month but were more nervous about hiring new staff before this month’s EU referendum, according to a survey.

One-in-three firms said uncertainty around the 23 June vote was affecting their them, with new business gowing at the slowest pace for three-and-a half years. But 51% of firms in the sector, which spans hotels to insurers, said they had been unaffected by Brexit uncertainty.

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