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UK - Robert Walters' gross profit up but UK remains challenging

11 October 2011

Group gross profit (net fee income, NFI) was up by +13% from 42.5 million Pounds in Q3 2010 to 48 million Pounds in Q3 2011 at staffing group Robert Walters Plc (RWA:LSE). In constant currency, group gross profit was up by +8%.An interim management statement for the three months ended 30 Septembe...


France - Agency employment up +5.6% y-o-y

11 October 2011

The seasonally adjusted number of agency temporary employees was up by +5.6% year-on-year or up by +34,200 to 644,700 in August 2011 when compared with August 2010, according to the latest data published by the government's official job centres (Pôle Emploi).Month-on-month, the number of agency t...


UK - RTC announces correction to H1 2011 results

11 October 2011

RTC Group Plc (RTC:LSE), the recruitment, training and conference services provider, has today announced the following amendments to the Half Yearly Report announcement released on 9 September 2011:"There was an error in the allocation of costs between cost of sales and administrative expens...


Spain - Expatriation offers cannot really be refused

11 October 2011

In the current economic climate, the offer of expatriation made by an employer to an employee, is increasingly becoming an order rather than an option, according to new research carried out by the IESE Business School and Ernst & Young Lawyers.The research reveals that an attractive remunerat...


Ireland - Job vacancies down for sixth month in a row

11 October 2011

The latest Irish Employment Monitor published by professional recruitment consultancy Morgan McKinley (part of Premier Group), registered its sixth consecutive monthly decrease with a -3% fall in available professional jobs in September 2011 from 7,767 to 7,500. Compared with the same time last y...


OECD Countries - Investment sustains GDP growth in Q2 2011

11 October 2011

Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the OECD area grew by +0.3% in the second quarter of 2011. Gross fixed investment was the main contributor, adding +0.2% percentage points to overall growth, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). Fixed investment is th...


UK - BCC points to increased risks facing recovery

11 October 2011

The British Chambers of Commerce's (BCC) latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), released today highlights the risks facing Britain's recovery. The new survey, comprising 6,700 responses from businesses across the UK, shows that while many balances are still in positive territory, indicating gro...


UK - Accountants more pessimistic over jobs than HR people hiring them

11 October 2011

Accountants are far more concerned over the state of the jobs market than those people hiring them, according to accountancy recruiter Marks Sattin (part of FiveTen Group).    On a scale of 10 (very optimistic) to -10 (very pessimistic) with 0 representing indifference, accountants sc...


UK - Michael Page sees profits rise but UK flat, announces new Chairman

10 October 2011

Group gross profit was up by +26.5% from 112.8 million Pounds in Q3 2010 to 142.7 million Pounds in Q3 2011 at Michael Page International Plc (MPI:LSE), the specialist recruitment consultancy. In constant currency, group gross profit was up by +21.8%.An interim management statement for the three...


UK - Savile's revenues up but makes significant losses

10 October 2011

Revenues were up by +9% from 8.2 million Pounds in 2010 to 8.9 million Pounds in 2011 at Savile Group Plc (SAVG.LSE), the AIM quoted Human Resources consulting firm, specialising in outplacement, career transition and talent management.Preliminary audited results for the year ended 30 June 2011 r...