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UK – Employers recognising importance of young talent, but SMEs lagging behind

11 March 2015

The number of organisations employing young people (aged 16-24) has risen to almost eight in ten (79%), compared to less than three quarters (73%) last year, according to data from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development.The report also highlights that small and medium sized...


UK – REC’s plans for older workers pledge endorsed by government advisor

11 March 2015

Responding to a report published today by Dr Ros Altmann, the government’s Business Champion for Older Workers, about the challenges faced by older workers, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) announced plans for an ‘Older Workers Pledge’.To be developed with Age UK, the country’s...


Netherlands – Acquisitions boost DPA Group’s full year results

10 March 2015

Dutch staffing firm DPA Group (DPA: NL) reported revenue for the year ending 31 December 2014 of €85.8 million, an increase of 20.7% compared with €71.1 million in 2013.   FY 2014 FY 2013 Change Revenue €85.8 million €71.1 million +20.7% Gross Profit €21....


UK – InterQuest’s full year revenue and profit boosted by acquisition

10 March 2015

Specialist IT staffing firm InterQuest Group (ITQ: LSE) reported revenue for the year ending 31 December 2014 of £150.7 million, an increase of 31.2% from £114.9 million in 2013.    FY 2014 FY 2013 Change Revenue £150.7 million £114.9 million +31.2% Net...


World – Job market stable despite some regional variations

10 March 2015

The Randstad Mobility Index stands at 109 points for Q1 2015, unchanged from Q4 2014, according to the staffing firm’s quarterly Workmonitor. This indicates that there has been no material change in the global average number of jobseekers who expect to find another job within six months.The mobil...


Germany – Allgeier reports growth in revenue and gross profit

10 March 2015

Munich-based IT staffing and software firm Allgeier (AEI: GER), in a preliminary update, reported revenue from continuing operations of €428.3 million for the year ending 31 December 2014, an increase of 3.3% compared with €414.8 million in 2013.    FY 2014 FY 2013 Change...


UK – Better pay luring financial professionals to contracting

9 March 2015

A growing number of finance professionals have become contractors because of the potential to earn a higher income, according to umbrella employment provider giant group.The company’s latest analysis of its contractor database found that the percentage of finance professionals who have reported b...


Belgium – Solid growth in temporary work during Q4

9 March 2015

Business confidence in Belgium remained stable, albeit at a low level, during the fourth quarter of 2014. Consumer confidence fell to its lowest ebb in 2014 during the period, but there were positive signs in the labour market, according to Federgon, the Belgian Federation of Staffing Agencies.Sh...


UK – Crisis management within NHS fuelling demand for professional communications talent

9 March 2015

The February 2015 London Recruitment Index registered a 17% month-on-month decrease in job availability; with 5,917 vacancies, compared to 6,095 recorded in January 2015. The dip in demand for professional talent can largely be attributed to uncertainty surrounding the upcoming General Election f...


UK – Large firms to reveal gender pay gap

9 March 2015

Large UK firms, with more than 250 employees, will have to reveal the differences between average pay for male and female workers under a change to a law passing through Parliament, reports the BBC.Large firms that don't comply with the new rules could face fines of up to £5,000.Across the UK, la...