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Switzerland – Further dip in temporary worker numbers

16 July 2015

The number of temporary workers across Switzerland decreased by 1.6% in June, according to the latest figures from Swiss Staffing, the Swiss Federation of Staffing Companies.The decrease follows a slight increase of 1% in May 2015 compared with last year. However, this has proven something of an...


UK – Health Secretary’s bid for seven-day working NHS criticised

16 July 2015

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he is prepared to impose seven-day working on hospital doctors, telling the BBC that a "Monday to Friday culture" in parts of the NHS had "tragic consequences" and said 6,000 people die each year because of this.British Medical Association...


Peter Reagan appointed Director of Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research

16 July 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts today announced the appointment of Peter Reagan, a seasoned 25-year industry professional, as Director of Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research, with responsibility for Europe and Asia Pacific regions.Based in London, Reagan will work with Staffing Industry Analy...


Ireland – Strong increase in professional job in first half of the year

15 July 2015

The number of professional opportunities increased by 31% between January and June 2015, compared with the same six month period last year, according to the Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor.There was a 19% increase in overall jobs coming onto the Irish market in June 2015, compared with t...


Austria – Trenkwalder founder dies

15 July 2015

Richard Trendwalder, founder of Austrian staffing firm Trenkwalder International AG, died on Sunday at the age of 67 after a long illness.Mr Trenkwalder founded his company in 1988 having worked as a mechanical engineer in the US and Europe where he saw the use of staffing agencies and realised t...


Switzerland – German speakers more optimistic about the job market

15 July 2015

People applying for jobs in Switzerland have become more confident about the country’s employment market, according to the Candidate Confidence Index from recruitment firm Page Personnel.Just over half (53.7%) of respondents reported feeling optimistic about the Swiss job market, an increase of n...


UK – Businessman jailed and agency fined after death of apprentice

15 July 2015

A businessman has been jailed for eight months and a recruitment agency fined after a teenager was killed at a factory while on a government-funded apprenticeship, reports manchestereveningnews.co.uk.Cameron Minshull, aged 16, was killed after his oversized overalls became entangled in a steel cu...


World – Improving Q2 gross profit in UK and Americas for PageGroup

14 July 2015

International specialist recruitment firm PageGroup (MPI: LSE) reported gross profit for the second quarter ending 30 June 2015 of £145.3 million, an increase of 10.6% in constant currency (CC) compared with £137.1 million during Q2 2014.Gross profit broken down by recruitment type was as follows...


Europe – Half of communications professionals would quit for an interim role

14 July 2015

Just over half (52%) of European corporate communications professionals would consider leaving their job for an interim position, according to the second “Understanding the European Communications Labour Market” survey conducted by corporate and marketing communications recruitment firm VMA Group...


UK – Non-EU students to be banned from working and must leave when their courses finish

14 July 2015

Foreign students from outside the European Union are to be banned from working in Britain under a fresh crackdown on immigration ordered by Home Secretary Theresa May, reports dailymail.co.uk.When their courses finish, graduates will have to leave the country before becoming eligible to reapply t...