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OECD Countries — Job creation must be a top priority in months ahead

7 July 2010

According to the Employment Outlook 2010 published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), unemployment may have peaked in the OECD area, having reached 8.6% in May 2010 but member countries need to create 17 million new jobs to get employment levels back to wh...


UK — Prime People group net fee income 47% up on previous year

7 July 2010

Prime People Plc (PRP:LSE), the international built-environment recruitment specialist, has released an update on trading. The group says in a statement: "Group Net Fee Income (NFI) for the 3 month period to 30 June is +47% ahead of the same period for the prior year." "The UK business recorde...


UK — IDOX claims resilience against government spending cuts

7 July 2010

IDOX Plc (IDOX:LSE), the supplier of software and services to the UK public sector, has announced a trading update for the six months to 30 April 2010.   Revenues were down by -5% from 15.74 million Pounds a year earlier to 14.96 million Pounds this year. Recurring revenues are now 61% of group...


UK — Temporary billings increased at slowest rate in seven months

7 July 2010

The latest monthly Report on Jobs published today by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and professional services group KPMG reveals that recruitment consultancies recorded another strong rise in permanent staff placements during June, albeit the slowest in five months. Higher pla...


UK — Staffline performs in line with revised expectations

6 July 2010

Staffline Group Plc (STAF:LSE), the recruitment and outsourced HR services provider to industry, has today issued a trading update for the six months ended 30 June 2010 and its notice of results. Performance in the first half of 2010 has been in line with management's revised expectations, the c...


Europe — Reduced working time schemes should be gradually withdrawn says EU

6 July 2010

A new paper published by the Commission of the European Union (EU) reflects on the use of government sponsored short-time working schemes before and after the crisis, providing in an annex a detailed description of each Member State's scheme. There is considerable institutional variation in shor...


UK — Graduates face tough jobs market

6 July 2010

New research carried out by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), shows that graduates without a top level degree from one of the country's select band of universities (Russell Group) do not stand much of a chance of getting a job this Summer. The research shows that employers have recei...


UK — Shortlist revealed for the 2010 CIPD People Management Awards

6 July 2010

The finalists of the 2010 Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) People Management Awards have been announced following a rigorous selection process. The Awards acknowledge outstanding practice in the management and development of people. With a record breaking number of entries,...


UK — Half of women believe maternity leave will damage career

6 July 2010

A new survey from recruitment specialist Poolia shows that many female recruiters in London's financial heartland admit to sexist attitudes within their companies which can lead to career challenges for their female employees. Whilst many were positive about prospects for women in their organisa...


Spain — Gerontology specialists and multi-lingual doctors thrive in the pharmaceutical industry

6 July 2010

Research carried out by staffing services group Hays Spain reveals that the demand for gerontology* specialists is expected to rise exponentially due to the aging population. In general, demand for doctors was five times higher than supply in Spain last year. Especially those doctors who speak s...