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Norway - Hiring mistakes costly but kept secret

13 June 2011

Two out of three managers have made mistakes by hiring the wrong person but believe that they cannot admit this, according to new research carried out by staffing agency Proffice among 992 managers and 1,222 workers.Seven out of ten managers think that Norwegian labour law makes it too difficult...


UK - Deep-rooted structural problems won't be solved by recovery alone

13 June 2011

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) today unveiled detailed analysis of the UK labour market, which reveals deep-seated structural problems which will not be solved by a return to economic growth alone.The report, Mapping the route to growth: rebalancing employment, marks the start of a m...


Spain - Summer season expected to boost temporary employment

13 June 2011

Adecco Spain expects to hire +10% more temporary employees during this summer than during the rest of the year. Adecco forecasts that during June and August of this year +88,000 new temporary employment contracts will be signed, +5% more than last year.The tourist hot spots of the Balearic Island...


Less than a week to tell us what you think!

13 June 2011

We will be unveiling the preliminary results of our buyers survey at our conference in Amsterdam next week. Contingent Workforce buyers (who are not Staffing Industry Analyst research members) will only find out exactly what is happening if they complete our survey.To do so, please follow this li...


Europe - Staffing agency sector up +21.6% y-o-y

10 June 2011

The staffing agency sector in Europe grew by +21.6% in March 2011 compared with the same period in 2010 according to Eurociett. This marks a year of continuous growth for the sector, which is widely recognised as pre-empting shifts in the employment market at large.   Agency work increased...


UK - Troubled Pinnacle Staffing suspends shares

10 June 2011

Pinnacle Staffing Group Plc (PCL:LSE), the healthcare recruitment specialist, has announced that at the request of the company, trading of its shares on AIM has been suspended with immediate effect pending clarification of its financial position.The Company states that ”since the previous announc...


France - Labour force rotation rate up to 11.5%

10 June 2011

The labour force rotation rate, which is the average of the percentage of new workers entering a company and the percentage of workers leaving a company, was up by +0.3% to 11.5% in Q4 2010 when compared with the previous quarter.The percentage of new workers entering a company with more than 10...


Belgium - 72% of staffing agencies reject discrimination

10 June 2011

After last year's hidden camera television programme broadcast by Flemish TV channel VRT, in which a bogus client asked eight temporary staffing agencies to provide native Belgian personnel and not to even present candidates with foreign backgrounds, discrimination in temporary employment has bee...


Italy - GDP up +1% y-o-y

10 June 2011

In the first quarter of 2011 the seasonally and calendar adjusted, chained volume measure of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by +0.1% with respect to the previous quarter and by +1.0% in comparison with the first quarter of 2010, according to the latest data, published today, by the Natio...


Belgium - Employers have doubts about working from home

10 June 2011

47% of Belgian workers would like to work from home but 49% of employers will not let them because they fear that the team spirit in the company will suffer and that employers would lose control, according to new research carried out among 517 workers and 210 top managers by staffing agency Tempo...