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Europe – Eurociett welcomes focus on labour market reforms

15 February 2011

The European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (Eurociett) has commented on the European Commission's 'New skills and Jobs' discussions during the European Union Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council meeting, which took place yesterday.Eurociett Managing Director, Denis Pennel, s...


UK – APSCo launches new online qualification

15 February 2011

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has yesterday launched a new online assessment toolkit and qualification with the aim of establishing a universally recognised high-quality benchmark for the professional recruitment sector.The web-based assessment hub called the Recruitm...


Italy – Valentine's Day increases productivity

14 February 2011

Whilst Valentine's Day for many people is just a day in the calendar, new research carried out by staffing agency Adecco Italy reveals that a happy love life has a positive effect on worker's performance at work.85% of the 1,100 employees and job candidates and 87% of the HR managers interviewed...


UK – Harvey Nash's results up +46%

14 February 2011

Recruitment firm Harvey Nash Group Plc (HVN:LSE) said today that trading in the second half of 2010 has been strong. Results for the full year to end-January 2011 are expected to be ahead of expectations with total revenue of circa 425 million Pounds and gross profit of 68 million Pounds.These re...


UK – Morson acquires remainder of MW

14 February 2011

Morson Group Plc (MRN:LSE), the provider of technical engineering personnel and project design solutions, has announced the acquisition of the issued shares in its joint venture subsidiary, Morson Wynnwith Limited (MW) that Morson does not already own for a cash consideration of 4,005,000 Pounds....


UK – NES's EBITDA up +5%

14 February 2011

NES, the privately owned talent management specialist operating in the oil and gas, infrastructure and power sectors, has announced an EBITDA performance of 13.1 million Pounds for its year ending October 2010 (up +5% on 2009).Operating profit to operating cash conversion increased from 75% to 99...


France – Agency temporary employment up +14.8%

14 February 2011

Agency temporary employment was up by +14.8% or by +70,000 full-time equivalent jobs in 2010 compared to 2009 according to the Association of Temporary Employment Agencies and HR Services Providers (Prisme).Prisme President, Arnaud de la Tour, commented "whilst the 2010 growth rate does not...


Norway – Agency employment up +8.3%

14 February 2011

The staffing industry invoiced 38,273,865 hours in 2010, up by +8.3% compared to 2009 according to the latest report published by the National Federation of Service Industries (NHO).In Q2 2010, agency temporary employment started to stabilise. In Q3 2010, there was modest but real growth. In Q4 2...


Europe – BCC warns against paternity leave legislation

14 February 2011

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has joined fellow chambers from across Europe to make a submission to the European Commission urging it to avoid legislating on paternity leave in the European Union (EU).The European Commission is currently considering and assessing different legislative an...


UK – Output growth rebounds

14 February 2011

Business activity across the English regions recovered strongly in January 2011 after the severe weather disruptions during December 2010, today's release of the regional Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, compiled by research firm Markit on behalf of Lloyds TSB, suggests.Faster growth of out...