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Eastern Europe – Slovakia expects up to +40% growth in temporary employment

7 February 2011

The Association of Employment Agencies in Slovakia (APAS), predicts that agency temporary employment will grow by between +20% and +25% in 2011 when compared to the previous year, specialist publication La Voce della Slovacchia reports.Major growth in agency temporary employment is expected to oc...


Europe – Franco-German fiscal pact faces opposition

7 February 2011

After France and Germany presented plans for a fiscal union in Brussels, some European Union (EU) partners reportedly indicated reluctance to accept the proposals. But according to a clause in the Lisbon Treaty, not all countries would have to sign up for the union, say sources. Germany and...


UK – Output and employment improve at SMEs

7 February 2011

Smaller manufacturers saw production pick up in the three months to January, as domestic demand for UK-made goods improved, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said today, but firms are facing strong cost pressures, which are now feeding through to higher domestic and exported goods price...


Switzerland – Economy expected to remain solid

7 February 2011

Swiss companies abide by a positive assessment of their business situation. Hence, further growth of the Swiss economy is expected to have occurred in the fourth quarter of 2010. This is the result of the KOF Business Tendency Surveys carried out in January 2011. Growth in individual sectors even...


UK – Deferred bonuses questioned

7 February 2011

A new survey of over 1,000 banking staff questions the value of offering a deferred bonus. Survey findings from recruiting expert Hays Financial Markets show that 51% of the City's banking staff do not believe deferred bonuses support their organisation in terms of reducing risk, and most of tho...


France – New President at Prisme's Recruitment Commission

7 February 2011

Olivier Gélis, Managing Director of Robert Half International France, has succeeded Fabrice Lacombe, President of Michael Page France as new President of the Recruitment Commission of the Association of Temporary Employment Agencies and HR Services Providers (Prisme).In 2011 Prisme's Recruitment...


Denmark – Jobindex's revenues up +84% in Q4 2010

7 February 2011

Revenues were up by +83% from 1.97 million Euro in Q4 2009 to 3.6 million Euro in Q4 2010 at Jobindex A/S (JOBNDX:CPH), the Denmark-based internet job board.Preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2010 and the entire financial year of 2010 released today show that full-year revenues were up...


World – Kelly Services revenues up +11% in Q4 2010

6 February 2011

Staffing agency group Kelly Services Inc. (KELYA:NSQ), has announced that revenue for the fourth quarter of 2010 totalled $1.3 billion, a +11% increase compared to the corresponding quarter in 2009. Revenue for the full year totalled $5.0 billion, a +15% increase compared to the prior year. The...


Germany – Amadeus FiRe's EBITA up +17.4%

6 February 2011

Revenues were up by +6.1% from 110.7 million Euro in 2009 to 117.5 million Euro in 2010 at Amadeus FiRe AG (AAD:GER), the temporary and permanent staffing group.Preliminary figures published yesterday for the 2010 financial year show that gross profit totalled 48.4 million Euro in 2010, an increa...


UK – InterQuest trades in line with expectations

6 February 2011

IT staffing specialist, InterQuest Group Plc (ITQ:LSE), has published an update on trading for the year ended 31 December 2010.The group has traded in line with market expectations for the year, with strong growth in financial services offsetting the anticipated decrease in public sector business...