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Netherlands – DPA big jump in its numbers

9 November 2015

DPA Group (DPA: NL), the Dutch staffing firm, reported revenue for the third quarter ending 30 September 2015 of €27.0 million, an increase of 30.7% compared with €20.7 million in Q1 2014.  The revenue increase was helped by the acquisition of Fagro last year and SOZA XPERT in April this year...

UK – Predictions from the CBI and CIPD

9 November 2015

Wage inflation is unlikely to take off in the next year due to limited skills shortages and subdued pay settlement forecasts from employers, suggests a new CIPD report.

The quarterly survey of more than 1,000 employers shows that across all sectors just 15% of current job vacancies are proving difficult...

UK – A “mixed bag” in London

9 November 2015

Last month saw an increase across the board in both new job opportunities, 28% year-on-year, and new job seekers, 61% year-on-year, according to the Morgan Mckinley London Employment Monitor. However, according to Hakan Enver, Operations Director, Morgan McKinley Financial Services, the jobs market...

UK – Survey of the Market

9 November 2015

BDO is currently surveying the state of the UK recruitment sector if you would like to take part please click here.

Sweden – NGS revenue up but profits down.

6 November 2015

NGS Group (NGS: SS), the Swedish healthcare and education staffing firm, reported revenue for the third quarter ending 30 September 2015 of SEK 126.7 million (€ 13.5 million), an increase of 4% compared with SEK 122.4 million (€13.0 million) during the same period last year.  Operating profit,...

Sweden – Retrenching pays off for Netjobs

6 November 2015

NetJobs (NJOB: STO), the Swedish job board, reported revenue for the second quarter ending 30 September 2015 of SEK 8.7 million (€920,050), an increase of 25% compared with SEK 7 million (€745,900) during the same period last year.

According to the CEO Niklas Eriksson: “Operating profit increased...

UK - Permanent placements, temp billings and salaries up but candidate numbers down

6 November 2015

October data signalled a further increase in permanent staff placements. Growth was solid and the sharpest in four months. Temporary/contract staff billings also rose at a faster pace, with the rate of expansion at a three-month high according to the latest Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)...

France – Chairman of Manpower receives Legion of Honour Award

6 November 2015

Jeffrey A. Joerres, Executive Chairman of ManpowerGroup has recieved a Chevalier dans l´ordre de la Légion d´Honneur (Knight in the French National Order of the Legion of Honour) from Benedict Donnelly, president of the Hermione-La Fayette Association, during a ceremony at the "Cercle National...

Netherlands – Randstad founder is richest Dutchman

6 November 2015

According to Quote magazine, the richest person in the Netherlands is Frits Goldschmeding, founder of Randstad, whose worth has increased from €3.2 billion to €4.7 billion in one year. The 47% jump in worth is attributed largely due to the value of his shares in Randstad.

Goldschmeding founded Randstad...

Japan – Altech sees profits up by a third

6 November 2015

Altech Corp. (4641.TO), the Japanese technical staffing firm, reported revenue for the nine months ending 30 September 2015 of JPY 16.62 billion (USD 136 million), an increase of 12% compared with JPY 14.77 billion (USD 121 million) during the same period last year. The company’s operating profit was...