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UK – Staffing Industry reacts to General Election result

8 May 2015

With Prime Minister David Cameron cancelling the removal vans following a more straight-forward-than-expected election result, the staffing industry has reacted to the news that the UK is set for five more years of Conservative rule. Kevin Green, Chief Executive of the Recruitment and Employ...


World – Improvement initiatives weigh on Monster’s results

8 May 2015

Global job board Monster Worldwide Inc. (MWW: NYSE) yesterday reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of USD 183.7 million, an increase of 3% in constant currency (CC) compared with last year.     Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change CC Revenue USD 18...


Germany – Allgeier acquires IT staffing firm

8 May 2015

Munich-based IT staffing and software firm Allgeier (AEI: GR) today announced that it will acquire IT staffing and consultancy company Networker, Project Consultancy (Projektberatung). The acquisition is expected close over the next few days.Networker, which is headquartered just outside of Frank...


World – Revenue growth picks up at Adecco but CEO and CFO departing

7 May 2015

Adecco (ADEN: VX), the largest staffing firm in the world, today reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of €5.1 billion, an increase of 4% in constant currency (CC) compared with the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change CC Revenue...


World – Slow Europe weighs on Kelly Services’ results

7 May 2015

US recruitment firm Kelly Services (KELYA: NSDQ) yesterday reported revenue for the first quarter ending 29 March 2015 of USD 1.3 billion, an increase of 4.4% in constant currency (CC) compared with the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change CC Revenue...


UK – Conservative Party re-election will have significant effect on recruitment industry, says Brookfield Rose CEO

7 May 2015

Two weeks ago more than 5,000 small business owners, including 38 senior staffing executives, signed a letter supporting the re-election of the Conservative Party in today’s General Election.The letter praised the Conservative-led Government for managing to “get the economy moving again by tackli...


UK – Hydrogen appoints CFO

7 May 2015

UK recruitment firm Hydrogen Group (HYDG: AIM) yesterday announced the appointment of Colin Adam as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.Stephen Puckett, Chairman of Hydrogen, said: "I am delighted to welcome Colin to the Hydrogen Group. He brings wide commercial e...


World – Disappointing results prompt improvement initiatives at CDI Corp

6 May 2015

US-based engineering and technology services firm CDI Corp (CDI: NYSE) yesterday reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of USD 257.5 million, a decrease of 6.8% compared with USD 276.3 million during the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change...


Sweden – Stable revenue as Proffice announces revised strategy and new financial targets

6 May 2015

Swedish staffing firm Proffice (PROEB: SS) reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of SEK 1 billion (€108.1 million), an increase of 1% compared with SEK 996 million (€106.7 million) in Q1 2015.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change Revenue SEK 1,009 million...


Denmark – Job market going from strength to strength

6 May 2015

The Danish labour market is going from strength to strength, with the number of new jobs advertised in a single month surpassing 20,000 for the first time since October 2008, according to the latest figures from Danish job board Jobindex.The number of jobs advertised in April 2015 was 20,700, com...