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Ireland – Third level qualifications, work experience and languages in demand

1 April 2011

Amid a challenging labour market and continuing high unemployment, the first annual Vacancy Overview Report from the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) has found that despite the recession and high unemployment levels, some job vacancies continued to arise in 2010, providing positive new...


UK – Seven out of every eight pay deals at 2%

1 April 2011

Seven out of every eight pay settlements recorded between December 2010 and February 2011 were at or above 2%, while two-fifths of deals were at 3% and above, according to the latest data from employment research organisation, IDSThe median settlement for the whole economy is 2.5% in the latest I...


France – 94.4 million Euro fine for staffing agencies confirmed

31 March 2011

France's highest court of appeal (Cour de Cassation) has finally confirmed a decision by the Competition Authority to impose a fine of 94.4 million Euro on staffing agencies Manpower, Adecco, Adia and VediorBis (Randstad) for infringement of competition rules, Le Moniteur reports.The staffing age...


UK – Empresaria achieves growth across all regions but faces challenges in Japan and Germany

31 March 2011

Revenues were up by +17% from 190.5 million Pounds in 2009 to 223.4 million Pounds in 2010 at Empresaria Group Plc. (EMR:LSE), the international recruitment and management services group. In constant currency, revenues were up by +14%.Final results for the year ended 31 December 2010 published to...


World – Manpower Inc. now called ManpowerGroup

31 March 2011

Staffing agency Manpower Inc. is changing its name to ManpowerGroup, reflecting the organisation's global outlook.  ManpowerGroup is also revealing new logos that clearly connect the organisation's working brands together, and reflect how the group of companies is built for solutions and sp...


Switzerland – Adecco announces tender and exchange offers for existing debt securities

31 March 2011

Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, announces today tender and exchange offers, by Adecco International Financial Services B.V. for its 500 million Euro notes with a coupon of 4.5%, due in 2013 and its 500 million Euro notes with a coupon of 7.625% due in 2014.The Issue...


Ireland – HSE refuses to attend today's talks on tougher staffing contracts

31 March 2011

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has said that it will not attend talks scheduled for today on the agency staff dispute which has caused some disruption to health services over the last two weeks, broadcaster RTE reports. The dispute arose when the HSE negotiated tougher contracts with recruitm...


Europe – Moderate increase in employment

31 March 2011

The deterioration in the European Union (EU) labour market resulting from the economic crisis, which has been easing since mid 2010, has at last gradually given way to moderate increases in employment, according to the new Quarterly Labour Market Review, published by the European Commission (EC)...


Germany – Employment up +500,000 y-o-y

31 March 2011

The number of persons in employment living in Germany amounted to 40.25 million in February 2011. Compared to February 2010, that was an increase of +500,000 or +1.3%, according to provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). March 2010 was the last month in which a decreas...


Ireland – Unemployment remains at 14.7%

31 March 2011

The Irish unemployment rate has remained unchanged from February to March 2011 this year and remains at a high of 14.7%, according to the latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).   Around 442,000 people are signed on for benefits, which is about -6,800 lower than the...