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Switzerland – PEMSA acquires Select Emplois

13 April 2011

DLSI SA (ALDSL:PAR), the France-based temporary and permanent staffing group announces today that its Swiss subsidiary, PEMSA Human Resources has acquired Swiss staffing agency Select Emplois with offices in Lausanne and Martigny.Select Emplois generated revenues of 2.2 million Euro in 2009 and 3...


World – Hays calls for G20 action on job creation and mobility

13 April 2011

Hays plc, the global specialist recruiting firm, has called on governments and industries across the world to take joined-up action to tackle the looming threat of increased global unemployment as the world's working population is set to increase dramatically.  With many countries already at...


OECD Countries – Unemployment falls to 8.2% in February 2011

13 April 2011

New data published by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) shows that the unemployment rate for the OECD area fell again in February 2011 to 8.2%, down- 0.1 percentage point from January 2011.This was the fourth consecutive decrease, following a period of stability of...


UK – Unemployment falls to 7.8%

13 April 2011

The employment rate for those aged from 16 to 64 for the three months to February 2011 was 70.7%, up +0.2% on the quarter. The number of people in employment aged 16 and over increased by +143,000 on the quarter and by +390,000 on the year to reach 29.23 million according to the latest Labour For...


UK – CIPD calls for audit of public sector job cuts

13 April 2011

  With reference to today's labour market statistics, Dr John Philpott, Chief Economic Adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), recommends that the Coalition Government should compile and publish a comprehensive administrative audit of public sector job cuts betwe...


Finland – Wages and salaries up +5.3%

13 April 2011

The wages and salaries sum of the whole economy was +5.3% greater in the December 2010 to February 2011 period than in the corresponding period twelve months earlier, according to the latest Wages and Salary Indices published by Statistics Finland (Tilastokeskus).In February alone, the wages and...


World – Global recovery gains strength despite new risks

13 April 2011

The global economic recovery is gaining strength, with world growth projected at about 4.5% in both 2011 and 2012, but unemployment remains high, and risks of overheating are building in emerging market economies, according to the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) published by the International...


Germany – Economic Sentiment shows cautious expectations

13 April 2011

The Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany published by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) has dropped by -6.5 points in April 2011. The indicator now stands at 7.6 points. This value is below the indicator's historical average of 26.6 points. Compared with the answers of the fi...


UK – Slow recovery tempers expectations at Kellan Group

12 April 2011

Revenues edged up +1.2% from 29.46 million Pounds in 2009 to 29.83 million Pounds in 2010 at Kellan Group Plc (KLN:LSE), the IT, accountancy, hospitality, leisure and professional services recruitment group.Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2010 published today reveal that net fe...


Sweden – NetJobs back in profit in 2010

12 April 2011

Net sales were up by +19% from 3.4 million Euro in 2009 to 4 million Euro in 2010 at NetJobs Group AB (NJOB:STO), the Stockholm-based job board operator, previously known as Svensk Internetrekrytering AB (SIR:STO).Final results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2010, published yesterday, reveal...