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United Kingdom

9 February 2011

Networkers International Plc (NWKI:LSE), the AIM quoted IT and telecoms staffing specialist, today issues its pre-close statement and updates the market on current trading. The highlights of the statement are:• The group expects profits to be above the top end range of market expectations fo...


Germany

9 February 2011

Orizon Group, the provider of staffing services, which was formed last year by the merger of three previously independent staffing firms, has announced revenue growth of +26% from 192 million Euro in 2009 to 242 million Euro in 2010.Orizon's Managing Director, Dr. Dieter Traub, commented "al...


Eurozone

9 February 2011

Belgium and Luxembourg have rejected Germany's and France's proposal to put an end to inflation linked salary arrangements in the Eurozone as laid out in the newly presented Competitiveness Pact, Le Quotidien newspaper reports.The European Central Bank (ECB) has on regular occasions criticised re...


United Kingdom

9 February 2011

Kate Bleasdale, the Healthcare Locums Plc (HCL) director suspended last month pending an investigation into "serious accounting irregularities", has emerged as one of the shareholders behind calls to sack Chairman Alan Walker and replace the board, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reports....


Europe

9 February 2011

The latest batch of detailed European Union (EU) sector Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) data from economic research firm Markit showed a notable improvement in growth rates across many industry sectors across the EU in January. While manufacturers continued to lead the recovery, technology and bu...


United Kingdom

9 February 2011

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is continuing to forecast that the UK economy will grow in 2011, but at a slow pace.The impact of December's bad weather means that the UK's this year's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate to be +1.8%, down slightly from an already sluggish +2.0%....


Spain

9 February 2011

New research carried out by staffing agency Adecco Spain reveals that 40% of Spanish companies expect to end the financial year of 2011 at the same levels as 2010 whilst 34.7% forecast better results for 2011 than they achieved in 2010. 25% expect that their 2011 results will be worse than 2010.4...


United Kingdom

9 February 2011

The latest Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs, published today, shows that permanent staff placements and temporary/contract staff billings both rose at faster rates in January 2011. The latest increases were the most marked for six and seven months respective...


Switzerland

9 February 2011

The State Secretariat for the Economy (SECO) has announced unemployment figures for January 2011. The number of jobseekers registered with the government's job centres (ORP) in January 2011 has risen by +148 individuals to 148,784 compared to December 2010.The unemployment rate remained unchanged...


UK – ReThink results in line with market expectations

8 February 2011

ReThink Group Plc (RTG:LSE), the recruitment and technology services firm, has today reported on trading for the year ended 31 December 2010.In the Chairman's Statement accompanying the interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2010, the Chairman stated that the results for the year to 31...