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UK – Parity Group year-end to be in line with market expectations

10 December 2014

Specialist technology staffing company Parity Group (PTY: LSE) today announced that, notwithstanding slower than expected growth at Parity Professionals and the restructuring of a business acquired this year, EBITDA for the year ending 31 December 2014 will be in line with current market expectat...


UK – REC releases its Manifesto for Jobs

10 December 2014

Five months before the general election, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) today launched a “Manifesto for Jobs”, urging the next government to create the best jobs market in the world.    Almost 31 million people are currently in employment in the UK, the mos...


Poland – Government and social partners to discuss changes to temporary employment law

10 December 2014

With trade unions and employment agencies facing off over changes to the terms of temporary employment, Poland’s Ministry of Labour has organised a meeting between the government and social partners to discuss possible amendments to the law of temporary employment, reports the Polish News Bulleti...


Ireland – Mid-year surge in professional jobs bodes well for 2015

10 December 2014

Between November 2013 and November 2014 the number of professional jobs in Ireland increased by +33%, according to the November 2014 Morgan McKinley Ireland Employment Monitor.With the vast majority of this increase reported between June 2014 and November 2014, this bodes well for 2015 says Morga...


UK – Demand for professional talent up by nearly a third

9 December 2014

Professional recruitment firms now have +27% more vacancies on their books compared with this time last year, according to new data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).The latest research comes as the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement revealed that the British economy...


UK – Staffing companies listed among Fast Track 100

9 December 2014

Six staffing companies have been listed on the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 league table, which ranks 100 British companies with the fastest growing sales over the last three years.A typical Fast Track 100 company is owned and run by entrepreneurs, has between 20 and 500 staff members, has...


UK – ManpowerGroup survey predicts job creation ‘charge’ early next year

9 December 2014

Manpower's survey of more than 2,000 employers in all sectors suggests larger companies are set to lead a job creation "charge" early next year. Utilities were found to be the most optimistic industry, on the back of investment by energy firms, reports the BBC. Mark Cahill, Managin...


Switzerland – PageGroup appoints Managing Director

9 December 2014

International recruitment firm PageGroup has announced the appointment of Jérôme Bouin to the position of Managing Director in Switzerland. Mr Bouin will oversee the company’s three primary divisions; Michael Page, Page Personnel, and Page Executive.Mr Bouin previously held executive positions at...


UK – Banking and financial services jobs set for growth in 2015, says Michael Page

8 December 2014

Market confidence is strongest among front office banking jobs. With next year’s economic forecast looking considerably positive for banking and financial services professionals, according to the 2015 Annual Banking & Financial Services Salary Survey from recruitment firm Michael Page.The sur...


Denmark – Job adverts hit new post-recession high

8 December 2014

There were 19,000 new jobs advertised online in Denmark during November 2014, the highest level since October 2008, according to job board Jobindex. The latest figures represent an increase of 300 new job adverts compared with October 2014, and 1,900 more than were advertised in June 2014.The inc...