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UK – Education recruiters turning to Canada and Singapore to plug staffing gaps

23 July 2015

Teacher supply agencies across the UK are being forced to search as far afield as Canada and Singapore to plug school staffing gaps as a result of a shortage of fully trained recruits, reports independent.co.uk.However, strict limits on work permits have meant that up to 60 teachers recruited fro...


World – Mixed European results as Asia Pacific exceeds expectations for ManpowerGroup

22 July 2015

ManpowerGroup (MAN: NYSE), the third largest staffing firm in the world, reported revenue for the second quarter ending 30 June 2015 of USD 4.8 billion, an increase of 6.6% in constant currency (CC) compared with the Q2 2014.  (USD) Q2 2015 Q2 2014 Change CC Revenue...


UK – Acquisitions boost Staffline’s results, as company plans for more

22 July 2015

UK staffing and employability organisation Staffline Group (STAF: LSE) reported revenue for the six months ending 30 June 2015 of £297.2 million, an increase of 42.9% (22% on an organic basis) compared with the first half of 2014.   H1 2015 H1 2014 Change Revenue £297.2...


Germany – Temporary staffing industry reported growth throughout 2014

22 July 2015

The number of temporary workers across Germany increased by 1.1% to 823,834 during December 2014 compared with the same month last year, according to the latest figures from the Statistical Office of the Federal Employment Agency (BA).Of the 823,834 temporary workers across Germany in December 20...


UK – Three in four firms set to hire as economic conditions improve

22 July 2015

The majority (74%) of employers across the UK intend to take on permanent staff in the next three months, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).This represents a recovery following a dip in hiring intentions in the last two months (62% in...


Sweden – Poolia reports revenue growth and a return to profitability

21 July 2015

Swedish staffing firm Poolia (POOLB: SS) yesterday announced revenue for the second quarter ending 30 June 2015 of SEK 187 million (€20 million), an increase of 5.8% compared with SEK 176.8 million (€18.9 million) during the same quarter last year.    Q2 2015 Q2 2014 Change...


UK – Sharp increase in financial services jobs in June

21 July 2015

The number of financial services jobs in London increased by 53% in June 2015 compared with the same month last year, according to the Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor. Month-on-month the number of jobs increased by 56%.The number of professionals seeking new financial services roles inc...


Netherlands – Intermediaries offer independent contractors a better chance of securing work

21 July 2015

Dutch independent contracts (known locally as zzp’ers) have a better chance of securing work when they register with a staffing intermediary, according to research from the ZZP Barometer, commissioned by Yacht, a Randstad company.Nearly seven-out-of-10 (68%) zzp’ers who are registered with an int...


Greece – Despite bailout, contractors likely to be wary

21 July 2015

Despite the bailout deal agreed last week, the austerity measures put in place, high taxation, and social security rates, mean that contractors are unlikely to view Greece as an attractive work destination for the foreseeable future, according to international contractor management specialists CX...


Germany – Bill on restrictions on private employment agencies planned for autumn

20 July 2015

German Labour Minister Andrea Nahles is reportedly planning to table a bill that will add further restrictions on Private Employment Agencies at the end of September or beginning of October, with a cabinet decision expected before the end of the year, according to Ariane Durain, Chairman of the G...