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UK – InterQuest CEO to step down

14 July 2015

Specialist technology recruitment firm InterQuest Group (ITQ: AIM) today announced that CEO Mark Braund has tendered his resignation.The Board has commenced a process to identify his successor and Mr Braund, who has a six-month notice period on his contract, has agreed to remain with the company...


UK – Demand for STEM workers key driver for SThree’s revenue and profit growth

13 July 2015

International recruitment firm SThree (STHR: LSE) today reported revenue for the six months ending 31 May 2015 of £403.6 million, an increase of 21% in constant currency (CC) compared with £341.7 million during the six months ending 1 June 2014.   H1 2015 H1 2014 Change CC...


UK – Demand across commerce and industry drives up contractor demand

13 July 2015

There was a 6% increase in job availability across London in June 2015, compared with May 2015 according to the London Recruitment Index from specialist contract recruiter Venn Group.Much of this activity can be attributed to opportunities within the private sector, as businesses bring on board s...


UK – Skills emergency could starve growth

13 July 2015

Manufacturing and construction companies will be hard-pressed to find skilled workers in the years ahead, according to this year’s Confederation of British Industry (CBI)/Pearson Education and Skills survey published today, reports walesonline.co.uk.The survey of 310 companies, which togethe...


UK – Government’s productivity plan fatally undermined by weak skills strategy, says CIPD

13 July 2015

The Government’s plan to boost the UK’s productivity risks being fatally undermined unless more is done to address the country’s skills challenges, according to the CIPD (the professional body for HR and people development). Responding to the Productivity Plan, entitled “Fixing the foundatio...


France – Further increase in temporary worker numbers

10 July 2015

The number of temporary workers in France increased by 4.5% in May 2015, compared with the same month last year, according to the latest figures from French job centre Pôle Emploi. Compared with April 2015, the number of temporary workers increased by 1% to 614,900.The year-on-year increase in Ma...


France – Christophe Catoir appointed Regional Head of Adecco

10 July 2015

Adecco Group today announced that Christophe Catoir has been appointed Regional Head of France and a member of the Executive Committee. Mr Catoir will succeed Alain Dehaze, who has been designated the successor to current Global CEO Patrick De Maeseneire.Mr Catoir, a French national, will assume...


Denmark – Job adverts increase in June but negligible growth from start of the year

10 July 2015

The Danish job market has continued to improve since it bottomed out in the second quarter of 2013, according to job board Jobindex. The number of job adverts in June 2015 rebounded to 19,750 in June up from 18,700 in May.Compared with June last year, the number of job adverts increased by nearly...


Belgium – Pauwels Consulting acquires Pyramid

10 July 2015

Belgium-based staffing, outsourcing, and professional services firm Pauwels Consulting this week acquired Belgian IT services provider Pyramid.Pauwels currently offers consulting, project management, and recruitment services in Belgium France, Germany, and Switzerland. The company specialises in...


World – Good net fee growth continues across all of Hays’ major regions

9 July 2015

International recruitment firm Hays (HAS: LSE) today reported net fee income growth of 9% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis for the fourth quarter ending 30 June 2015, compared with the same period last year.Net fees from temporary staffing increased by 6% (LFL) compared with Q4 2014, while permanen...