Recruitment firm Michael Page was squeezed by Europe's continued economic woes as it revealed a bigger than expected drop in profits.
The group, which employs more than 5,000 people, said it suffered a challenging quarter, with gross profit down 6.7% to £126.8m, from last year's £135.9m.
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