Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

Norway – Supporting migrant integration benefits the whole labour market

13 February 2015

Although not a member, Norway has free trade with the EU as part of the European Economic Area (EEA), an arrangement that includes the free movement of labour. Since Norway typically tops global wellbeing and prosperity charts, and has a generous welfare state, it has received high leve...


UK – Professional agility and commercial acumen key for future HR professionals

13 February 2015

The changing nature of work is fundamentally altering both HR operating models and the capabilities HR practitioners need for the future, according to the latest HR Outlook survey report from the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for HR and people dev...


Sweden – Strong growth in healthcare staffing results in record quarterly revenue for NGS

12 February 2015

Swedish healthcare and education staffing firm NGS Group (NGS: SS) reported revenue of SEK 131.2 million (€13.9 million) during the fourth quarter ending 31 December 2014, an increase of 8.0% compared with SEK 121.5 million in Q4 2013.    Q4 2014 Q4 2013 Change Revenue...


Germany – IQNavigator expands European footprint with launch of global data centre

12 February 2015

IQNavigator, a US-headquartered workforce management solutions company, is expanding its global footprint with the launch of a European data centre in Frankfurt. The data centre is the first step in a wider initiative to build IQNavigator data centres across the globe to meet customer demand for...


Scotland – Calls for regular checks after agency worker lorry driver falls asleep at the wheel

12 February 2015

Union and opposition leaders in Edinburgh have called for regular checks to be introduced to ensure bin lorry drivers are fit to be on the road after an agency worker twice fell asleep at the wheel, reports the Scotsman. The calls came after it emerged that a bin lorry driver – hired by the...


France – Synergie named top employer 2015

12 February 2015

French recruitment firm Synergie (SDG: PAR) has been named “Top Employer 2015 – Service Sector” by French magazine Capital.In its February issue, Capital magazine published the results of a one-off survey of corporate HR policies, entitled “France’s Top 400 Employers”.Synergie ranked top in the s...


Netherlands – Recruitment firm to extend service offering following acquisition

11 February 2015

Dutch recruitment, payroll, and RPO provider Euro Planit has acquired rival Dutch recruitment firm Flexperfect. The acquisition will enable Flexperfect to meet the increasing demand for its services, and allow Euro Planit to offer a wider range of services.Flexperfect, founded in 2005, specialise...


Ireland – Professional vacancies up by a quarter in January

11 February 2015

The number of professional job vacancies in Ireland was up by 24% during January 2015, compared with the same month last year according to the Morgan McKinley Ireland Employment Monitor. The monitor recorded a 31% increase in job availability in January 2015 compared to December 2014, r...


Norway – Proffice appoints regional Director

11 February 2015

Swedish staffing firm Proffice (PROEB: SS) yesterday announced that it has appointed Eivind Bøe to the position of Director of the group’s business in Norway.Henrik Höjsgaard, President and CEO of the Proffice Group, commented: "Norway is an important market for the Proffice Group, and I'm d...


Sweden – Uniflex secures contract with facilities management company

11 February 2015

Swedish staffing firm Uniflex is one of the companies that has signed an agreement with facilities management company Coor to source staff in Sweden. Uniflex will be responsible for sourcing several different positions within the field of facilities management.Per Eltell, Sales Manager at Uniflex...