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France – Decline in temporary workers eases slightly

4 June 2014

Temporary employment fell across France by -1% in April 2014, compared with a year ago, according to the latest figures from the French Association of Employment Agencies, Prism’Emploi.Despite reporting a year-on-year decline for the fourth consecutive month, there are indications of a slight imp...


Netherlands – DPA acquires information security business

4 June 2014

Dutch staffing firm DPA (DPA: AMS) has reached an agreement with the administrators of Dutch business information security company B-Able. Financial details of the acquisition were not released.B-Able supports organisations in the maintenance of information security. The company will be integrate...


UK – Government review of employee expenses welcomed

4 June 2014

It was announced last week that HM Treasury will undertake a wide ranging series of consultations around the simplification of employee benefits taxation during the summer, reports wsandb.co.uk. The announcement has been welcomed by Optionis, the parent company of outsourced employment provider P...


Wales – Youth temporary job programme declared a success

4 June 2014

A flagship scheme to create temporary jobs for young people across Wales has surpassed expectations and reached its target a year early, reports The BBC. Since it was launched in 2012, Jobs Growth Wales has created more than 13,000 opportunities for 16-to-24 year olds.Jobs Growth Wales had aimed...


Europe – Unemployment falls for the first time in 2014

4 June 2014

The unemployment rate across the Eurozone fell to 11.7% in April 2014, down from 11.8% in March 2014 and down from 12% in April 2013. Across the European Union the unemployment rate was 10.4% in April 2014, down from 10.5% in the previous month and 10.9% a year ago, according to data from Eurosta...


Russia – How to cope with new temporary agency law

3 June 2014

Following our coverage of Russia’s new temporary agency law in April in the Daily News and also in our monthly Legs & Regs report for research subscribers, The Moscow Times has an article by Anna Berlina, Associate at Dentons, the global law firm, outlining the changes. Her feeling is that al...


UK – Hays win MSP contract with Amey

3 June 2014

Following a competitive tender, Hays Talent Solutions has been awarded a contract with Amey, one of the UK’s leading public services providers. The three year Managed Service Provider (MSP) contract will cover the UK contingent workforce for the organisation, which operates across consulting, the...


UK - Recruitment agency wins top accolade

3 June 2014

A specialist West Midlands recruitment firm is celebrating after being voted one of the UK's best places to work according to the Birmingham Mail. Consilium Group, which employs 30 people across its offices in Stratford upon-Avon and Stourport-on-Severn, was named at number nine in the small...


Austria – Unemployment continues to rise

3 June 2014

Austria's unemployment rate continued to increase in May, climbing +15.5% year-on-year, Austrian public broadcaster, ORF, reported on Monday.A total of 290,892 people were out of work in the month, accounting for 7.7% of the total workforce. Adding those with some form of schooling, the total num...


Denmark – Jobindex highlights improving market

3 June 2014

According to statistics from Danish Jobindex, after some weak months in the summer of last year, the job market started to improve last autumn and this trend has continued into 2014. In August last year, there were 15,700 new jobs posted online. The number of new jobs advertised by the company in...