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UK - Morson Group's prospects and trading in line with directors' expectations

26 May 2011

Morson Group Plc (MRN:LSE), the provider of technical engineering personnel and project design solutions, today issues the following statement ahead of the Group's Annual General Meeting held this morning. Gerry Mason, Chairman, made the following statement on current trading:"Trading i...


UK - Tribal no longer in offer discussions

26 May 2011

The board of Tribal Group Plc (TRB:LSE), the provider of technology products and services to the education, learning and training markets in the UK and internationally, has announced that it is no longer in discussions with any party regarding a potential offer for the company and has received co...


France - Unemployment falls by -0.4% in April 2011

26 May 2011

The number of category A (Unemployed) job seekers, in France, registered with job centres in April 2011 was down by -0.4% or -10,900 individuals to 2,669,100 compared with the previous month. Compared with April 2010, it was up by +0.2%, according to the latest data published by DARES on behalf o...


Switzerland - Employment up +1.6% in Q1 2011

26 May 2011

The total number of employees was up by +1.6% to 4.11 million in Q1 2011 when compared with Q1 2010. The number of workers in industry was up by +1.7% year-on-year to 1.04 million in Q1 2011. The number of workers in the services sector was up by +1.6% to 3.07 million during the same period, acco...


Europe - Eurociett welcomes European Parliament draft report on New Skills and Jobs Flagship Initiative

26 May 2011

The European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (Eurociett) welcomes the European Parliament draft report on the New Skills and Jobs Flagship Initiative, which identifies the importance of strengthening flexicurity arrangements at national level in order to drive inclusive labour marke...


OECD Countries - Recovery underway but surrounded by risks

26 May 2011

The global recovery is firmly under way, but is taking place at different speeds across countries and regions, according to the latest Economic Outlook published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).Historically high unemployment remains among the most pressing leg...


UK - Public sector cutbacks and marginal private sector growth impact on ability to reward employees

26 May 2011

Just under two-thirds (65%) of employers have, or are planning to, increase base pay in 2011; roughly a quarter (26%) have or will freeze pay. Almost one in 10 (9%) have decided to delay the pay review and almost all (99%) plan not to cut pay. These are the top line findings of the Chartered Inst...


Ireland - Exports rising but with limited impact on unemployment

26 May 2011

Irish exports increased strongly during 2010, exceeding Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first time, according to the National Irish Bank Foreign Direct Investment Quarterly Report for Summer 2011. Goods exports were +7% higher in 2010 than in 2009 and have started strongly in 2011, said the...


UK - Employment agencies may face demands from clients for VAT repayments

25 May 2011

VAT specialists at accountants Smith & Williamson warn that agencies supplying self-employed temporary staff could face demands from clients for VAT refunds running to thousands of Pounds and going back several years.   In the case of Reed vs HMRC, the first tier tax tribunal held that...


Portugal - Multipessoal's revenues up +22%

25 May 2011

Revenues were up by +22% from 54.9 million Euro in 2009 to 67 million Euro in 2010 at staffing agency Grupo Multipessoal (owned by financial services group Espirito Santo).Revenues generated from agency temporary employment were up by +19% from 21 million Euro in 2009 to 25 million Euro in 2010.M...