London Bank Vacancies Rose 20% in May on Temporary Staff

Job vacancies at London’s financial-services firms rose 20 percent last month as firms added more temporary workers, according to a recruitment firm’s survey.

Employment openings in the British capital’s City and Canary Wharf financial districts rose to 6,426 in May from 5,335 in April, London-based Morgan McKinley said in a statement. Vacancies are still down 59 percent on the year-earlier period.

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