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UK – Recruitment firms face reporting challenge following legislation clarification

4 March 2015

Recruitment firms paying temporary workers on a Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE) basis or paying an intermediary gross (non-PAYE payments), face a reporting challenge following Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) clarification of its onshore and offshore intermediary legislation.Under the legislati...


UK – Demand for professional talent up by more than a quarter

4 March 2015

Professional recruitment firms now have 26% more vacancies on their books than this time last year according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).This increase in opportunities coincides with the latest research from the Office for National Statistics...


UK – Impellam’s full-year growth boosted by acquisitions

3 March 2015

UK recruitment firm Impellam Group (IPEL: LSE) reported revenue for the 53 weeks ending 2 January 2015 of £1.3 billion, an increase of 9.7% compared with £1.2 billion during the 52 weeks ending 27 December 2013.On a like-for-like basis, excluding the impact of acquisitions made during the period...


France – DLSI’s results buoyed by international revenue

3 March 2015

French staffing firm DLSI Groupe (ALDLS: PAR), in a trading update, reported revenue of €181.0 million for the full year ending 31 December 2014, a decrease of 1.6% compared with €183.8 million the previous year. In terms of constant currency, however, the company achieved revenue growth of 3.5%...


UK – RTC Group reports full-year revenue and profit growth

3 March 2015

Blue and white-collar staffing company RTC Group (RTC: LSE) reported revenue for the year ending 31 December 2014 of £50.9 million, an increase of 4.3% compared with £48.8 million in 2013.    FY 2014 FY 2013 Change Revenue £50.9 million £48.8 million +4.3%...


Europe – EU unemployment rate continues to fall in 2015

3 March 2015

The unemployment rate across the 28 Members States of the European Union was 9.8% in January 2015, down from 9.9% in December 2014, and down from 10.6% during January 2014, according to figures from Eurostat, the statistical body of the European Union.Across the Eurozone unemployment fell to 11.2...


Czech Republic - Lugera acquires IT staffing specialist GIT Consult

2 March 2015

Slovak staffing firm Lugera announced it had acquired all the shares of the Czech IT staffing specialist GIT Consult sro, as of 18 February 2015.GIT Consult provides recruitment and staffing services focusing on IT skillsets. The company was founded in 2000 and has offices in Prague and Brno. The...


UK - Advertised salaries perk up after stagnant quarter

2 March 2015

The average advertised salary grew in January, ending three months of consecutive stagnation, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna.co.uk.After flatlining in Q4 2014, the average advertised salary has shown signs of improvement in January with a 0.1% month-on-month increas...


Belgium – Sharp rise in activity in January

2 March 2015

The number of hours worked by temporary workers in Belgium increased by 12.34% in January 2015, compared with the same month last year, according to the latest figures from Federgon, the Belgian Federation of Staffing Agencies.The Belgian staffing market reported year-on-year growth every month d...


UK – Recruitment firm named by The Sunday Times as one of the best places to work

2 March 2015

Recruitment company Macildowie has been named one of the top 40 small companies to work for in the UK and the best recruitment firm in the East Midlands, according to the Northants Telegraph.The business, which has an office in Northampton, has been ranked 37th in The Sunday Times Best Small Comp...