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International - Hudson Highland sees growth in all regions

27 April 2011

Revenues were up by +21.3% from $180.1 million in Q1 2010 to $218.5 million in Q1 2011 at Hudson Highland Group, Inc. (HHGP:NMQ), the US-based international provider of permanent staffing, contract staffing and talent management services. Interim results for the first quarter of 2011 ended 31 Mar...


International - Heidrick & Struggles' losses increase

27 April 2011

Total revenues, including reimbursements, were up by +2.1% from $118.4 million in Q1 2010 to $120.9 million in Q1 2011 at Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (HSII:NSQ), the US-quoted provider of executive search and leadership consulting services.Operating losses deteriorated from -$3.8...


UK - RTC reduces losses

27 April 2011

Revenues were up from 16.5 million Pounds in 2009 to 20 million Pounds in 2010 at RTC Group Plc (RTC:LSE), the recruitment, training and conference services provider.Preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2010 reveal that gross profit was up from 2.2 million Pounds in 2009 to 3 millio...


Germany - Slight dampening of consumer climate

27 April 2011

Consumer sentiment in Germany has been slightly dampened in April this year, according to the latest Consumer Climate Research carried out by economic research firm GfK.Although the propensity to buy has more or less maintained its good level, economic and income expectations have recorded a decl...


UK - GDP up +0.5%, employment down -0.2% in Q1 2011

27 April 2011

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by +0.5% in quarter one 2011, according to the latest figures, published today, by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).The economy remains below the level of output recorded before the start of the recession. GDP has recovered about a third of the outpu...


Heidrick Net Revenue Up 2%

26 April 2011

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) first-quarter net revenue rose 1.7 percent to $115.6 million in the first quarter ended March 31 from $113.7 million in the same period in the previous year.“March confirmations were not as strong as we had projected, especially in the fina...


CTG Revenue Rises 22%

26 April 2011

Computer Task Group Inc. (NASD: CTGX) revenue rose 22.2 percent year over year to $95.9 million in the company’s fiscal first quarter ended April 1. The company had revenue of $78.5 million in the first quarter of the previous year.Staffing revenue rose 16.5 percent to $62.2 million from the year...


Index: Consumer Confidence Rises

26 April 2011

The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index rose in April to a reading of 65.4 following a fall in March to 63.8 (1985=100).“Consumer confidence, which had declined sharply in March, posted a modest gain in April,” said Lynn Franco, director of consumer research at The Conference Board. “Con...


DOL Proposes New Rule to Protect Veterans

26 April 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is proposing a new rule to strengthen affirmative action requirements of federal contractors and subcontractors for veterans protected under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974.Veterans protect...


Austria – Trenkwalder sells majority to German investors

26 April 2011

Trenkwalder International AG, the largest Austrian-owned staffing agency, has sold its majority shareholding to Germany-based investment house Droege Capital GmbH.Trenkwalder Chairman, Richard Trenkwalder, commented "the Droege group is a successful family business and has a lot of experienc...