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UK - Empresaria's revenues and net fee income increase

8 June 2011

At yesterday's Annual General Meeting of Empresaria Group Plc (EMR:LSE), the international staffing and management services group, the board made the following statement:"Group operating performance in the year to date reflects the trading environment highlighted in the statements accompanyi...


UK - Parity's trading in line with market expectations

8 June 2011

At the Annual General Meeting of Parity Group Plc (PTY:LSE), the UK-focused IT recruitment and consulting firm, held yesterday, Philip Swinstead, Chairman, made the following statement:"It has been a busy time for our group since CEO, Paul Davies, and I rejoined the board last June. Followin...


Netherlands – AamigoO’s revenues reach 32.2 million Euro in Q1 2011

8 June 2011

Revenues came in at 32.2 million Euro in Q1 2011 at AamigoO (AMIGO:AEX), the new staffing firm, which went public at the end of 2010 on Euronext Amsterdam using the empty listing of investment firm European Development Capital Corporation (EDCC).EBITDA reached 400,000 Euro.AamigoO said the number...


UK - Servoca's revenues and profits slightly down in H1 2011

8 June 2011

Revenues were marginally down from 25.64 million Pounds in H1 2010 to 25.23 in H1 2011 at Servoca Plc (SVCA:LSE), the specialist outsourcing and recruitment solutions provider.Interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2011 show that gross profit was equally slightly down from 6.92 million...


UK - Slowest growth in jobs in seven months

8 June 2011

There has been a worrying deceleration in the UK jobs market in May 2011, according to the latest Report on Jobs published today by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and professional services firm KPMG. In spite of signs of increasing employer confidence in some sectors, economic...


Europe - GDP up +0.8%

8 June 2011

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by +0.8% in both the Euro area (EA17) and the entire European Union (EU27) during the first quarter of 2011 compared with the previous quarter, according to second estimates released by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat). In the fourth q...


Finland - Private sector labour costs up +2.3%

8 June 2011

Private sector labour costs, excluding one-off items, such as performance-based bonuses, increased by +2.3% in Q1 2011 when compared with the respective period of the year before, according to the latest data published today by Statistics Finland (Tilastokeskus).In the corresponding period the in...


UK - AGM with no accounts at HCL

7 June 2011

Healthcare Locums plc (HLO:LSE), has sent out the notice of its annual general meeting on 29 June 2011 together with a covering letter to shareholders. Chairman Peter Sullivan wrote:“As you are no doubt aware, on 25 January 2011, the Board announced the discovery of serious accounting irregularit...


France - CCLD acquires Frégates

7 June 2011

Lyon-based staffing agency CCLD Recrutement has acquired 100% of the shares of Frégates, the HR recruitment software and services specialist with offices in Paris and Lyon for an undisclosed amount.CCLD was founded in 1991 and specialises in the provision of Sales, Marketing and Distribution pers...


Finland - Agency employment most common among the young

7 June 2011

The average number of employed individuals in 2010 was 2,120,000, which is almost unchanged compared with 2009, according to the new Labour Force Survey 2010, published today, by Statistics Finland (Tilastokeskus).1,789,000 of all employees were on permanent employment contracts while 329,000 (16...