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Belgium – Temporary staffing grows at weakest pace this year

30 September 2015

The number of hours worked in the Belgian temporary staffing market increased by 3.8% in August 2015, compared with the same month last year, according to Federgon, the Belgian Federation of Staffing Agencies.

While the Belgian staffing market achieved year-on-year growth every month during 2014 and every...

UK – Money doesn’t talk, as war for talent set to heat up

30 September 2015

The majority (85%) of UK recruiters expect the job market will stay as competitive or become even more challenging over the next 12 months, according to the first UK Social Recruitment Survey from job board Jobvite.

Over half (58%) already find that the lack of skilled or qualified workers is their biggest...

UK – Salaries decline in every region

29 September 2015

Those considering their employment options might be best advised to stay put for the time being, as advertised salaries are currently falling in every region of the UK, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from job board Adzuna.co.uk.

While overall wage growth is improving – as those in work...

UK – Staffline acquires Milestone Operations

29 September 2015

Staffline Group, the Staffing and Employability organisation, today announces the acquisition of Milestone Operations Limited. The company specialises in temporary and permanent recruitment for professional drivers, warehouse staff, and industry experts within the transport, distribution, industrial,...

UK – SF Group acquires regional rival

29 September 2015

Nottingham-based recruitment firm SF Group has acquired Manchester-based staffing firm Selection Group, reports insidermedia.com.

SF Group, which has offices in Manchester, Leicester, and Birmingham, offers Finance & Accountancy, Executive appointments, HR, Sales & Marketing, Procurement &...

UK – Family responsibilities impact career progression for women in recruitment

29 September 2015

Up to 66% of females working in recruitment believe that family and caring responsibilities negatively impact on talented women’s promotion and career prospects, according to new research commissioned by Women in Recruitment.

Women in Recruitment is committed to supporting females working in the profession...

UK – Former Adecco CFO de Daniel lands at Regus

29 September 2015

Dominik de Daniel, former Adecco CFO, has been appointed CFO and COO of office rental company Regus PLC. He will assume his new roles on 1 November 2015.

Mr de Daniel announced his intention to leave Adecco in May 2015, shortly after former global CEO Patrick de Maeseneire announced his departure. Media...

UK – Bond International Software reports revenue and profits up

28 September 2015

Bond International Software (BDI: LSE), a provider of software to the international recruitment and human resources industries, with operations in the UK, USA and Asia Pacific, reported revenue up 11% to £20.4m for the six months ending 30 June 2015. Profit before tax has increased by 12% to £863,000...

Netherlands - Temporary employment instrumental in helping over-50s

28 September 2015

Exploratory research conducted by Dutch Employee Insurance Agency UWV and USG People among temporary employees aged over 50 has shown that the agency sector in the Netherlands plays an important role in helping older jobseekers to find and stay in work.

The study revealed that 80% of the over-50s surveyed...

Latvia - CV-Online increases turnover in 2014

28 September 2015

Management attributed the turnover increase to a higher demand for the company's services, driven by economic growth and a favourable labour market situation. According to its management, CV-Online Latvia, kept is leading position among other online staffing companies with a 70% market share in 2014....