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UK – Life Science boards recruiting more women, but making slow progress towards greater diversity

15 October 2014

Research from global life sciences executive search and interim management specialists RSA, found that the number of women serving in non-executive roles on life sciences boards has jumped by +33% since 2012.While the proportion of female board members rose from 12% to 16% over the past two years...


World – PageGroup cuts full-year operating profit expectations following constrained Q3

14 October 2014

International specialist recruitment firm PageGroup (MPI: MSE) reported gross profit of £132.9 million for the third quarter ending 30 September 2014, an increase of +11.6% in constant currency from £126.9 million during the same quarter last year.Gross profit derived from temporary recruitment r...


UK – Matchtech reports growth following acquisition

14 October 2014

Specialist engineering and professional services recruitment firm Matchtech (MTEC: AIM) reported revenue for the year ending 31 July 2014 of £451.6 million, an increase of +10.4% from £408.9 million last year. The company’s results include niche technology recruitment business Provanis, which was...


Ireland – Historic rise in number of professional vacancies

14 October 2014

The number of professional job vacancies in Ireland increased by +29% during September 2014 compared with the same month last year, according to the Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor.Karen O’Flaherty, Chief Operations Office for Morgan McKinley, advised that this marks a historic increase...


Switzerland – CFOs optimistic about growth and looking to hire

14 October 2014

Nearly three-out-of-four Swiss Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are optimistic about the current economic environment in their home country, according to the Michael Page Global CFO Financial Leadership Barometer.The majority (73%) of Swiss CFOs are either confident or very confident about the cur...


UK – HR professionals invited to comment on management system for valuing people in organisations

14 October 2014

The UK National Standards Body, BSI, is calling on HR professionals to have their say in the development of a new management system standard for valuing people within their organisations.BS 76000, also known as the “Management System for Valuing People in Organisations  ̶ Requirements and Gu...


Global Research Update

13 October 2014

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Poland – Work Service mulling UK listing to fund more acquisitions

13 October 2014

Polish contract, RPO, and outsourcing company, Work Service, may become the first Polish company to debut on the London Stock Exchange's main market, reports The Polish News Bulletin. Company CEO Tomasz Hanczarek revealed that a dual listing is being considered, as the company does not...


UK – Financial services hiring up as bankers grow wary of criminal liability

13 October 2014

There are reports that that senior UK banking directors are poised to quit in protest of new Bank of England rules that could make directors and top executive criminally liable if their bank fails, reports The Guardian. Statistics from contract recruitment firm Venn Group’s latest employment...


UK – Disconnect with emerging generation makes hiring and retaining finance staff harder

13 October 2014

With reports suggesting that hiring within the financial services sector is at its highest level since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, new research from recruitment crowdsourcing specialists TheJobPost warns that, unless organisations reassess their employee value proposition, future growth will...