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Europe — EU Employment falls by -0.3% in Q4 2010

16 March 2010

  The European Union's statistical office (Eurostat) has published its first estimate of labour market data for the fourth quarter of 2009. The number of persons employed in the 16 countries which share the Euro as a common currency (EA16) fell by -0.2% (-347 000 persons) in the fourth quarter o...


UK — New research on job boards

16 March 2010

Enhance Media, the online recruitment communications consultancy, has announced the launch of the 'NORAS 2010' survey based on research taken from 95,000 candidates spread across 62 job boards. Key 2010 findings include massive variations in visitor demographics across the job boards. Data such...


UK — Hays and SourceRight Solutions establish alliance

16 March 2010

Hays plc, the recruiting group and SourceRight Solutions, the outsourced talent acquisition functions management firm (part of SFN Group, Inc.) today announce that the companies have established a strategic alliance to offer talent acquisition solutions on a global scale. The two companies will p...


Europe — EU Employment falls by -0.3% in Q4 2010

16 March 2010

The European Union's statistical office (Eurostat) has published its first estimate of labour market data for the fourth quarter of 2009. The number of persons employed in the 16 countries which share the Euro as a common currency (EA16) fell by -0.2% (-347 000 persons) in the fourth quarter of 2...


UK — New research on job boards

16 March 2010

  Enhance Media, the online recruitment communications consultancy, has announced the launch of the 'NORAS 2010' survey based on research taken from 95,000 candidates spread across 62 job boards. Key 2010 findings include massive variations in visitor demographics across the job boards. Data su...


Denmark — Internet job board market halves in 2009

15 March 2010

  Jobindex (JOBNDX:CPH) the Denmark-based Internet job database operator, today publishes figures about the Danish labour market in its annual report. The total Danish Internet job advertisement market grew from approximately 21.9 million Euro in 2003 to 46.7 million Euro in 2008 but then halve...


Germany — Third temporary employers' association starts minimum salary negotiations

15 March 2010

As the third German employers' organisation for temporary employment, the Interest Grouping of Temporary Employers (iGZ) today starts negotiations on minimum salaries with the Federation of German Unions (DGB). The move comes after the recent agreements between The Federal Association of Tempora...


UK — Inquiry uncovers mistreatment of migrant and agency workers

15 March 2010

  An inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, a statutory body under the Equality Act of 2006, has uncovered widespread evidence of the mistreatment and exploitation of migrant and staffing agency workers in the meat and poultry processing sector. One third of the permanent workforc...


UK — Applicants must speak Polish

15 March 2010

  Forza AW, a major supplier of cooked meat to Asda supermarkets (part of Walmart) has been accused of anti-British discrimination because of advertising jobs via staffing agency OSR Recruitment with the proviso that applicants must speak Polish even though their place of work would be in the UK...


Europe — Industrial production up by 1.8% in the EU in January 2010

15 March 2010

  According to the latest estimates released by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat), seasonally adjusted industrial production grew by 1.7% in the sixteen countries who share the Euro as their common currency (EA16) and by 1.8% in the whole European Union (EU27) In January 20...