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What is happening with RPO, VMS and MSP?

9 June 2011

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UK – Sthree plans international expansion following leap in overseas profit

8 June 2011

Group gross profit increased by +23% at constant currency from 74.3 million Pounds in H1 2010 to 90 million Pounds in H1 2011 at SThree Plc (STHR:LSE), the international specialist staffing firm.

A trading update for the six month period ended 29 May 2011, being the first half of the financial year ending...

UK - Empresaria's revenues and net fee income increase

8 June 2011

At yesterday's Annual General Meeting of Empresaria Group Plc (EMR:LSE), the international staffing and management services group, the board made the following statement:

"Group operating performance in the year to date reflects the trading environment highlighted in the statements accompanying the...

UK - Parity's trading in line with market expectations

8 June 2011

At the Annual General Meeting of Parity Group Plc (PTY:LSE), the UK-focused IT recruitment and consulting firm, held yesterday, Philip Swinstead, Chairman, made the following statement:

"It has been a busy time for our group since CEO, Paul Davies, and I rejoined the board last June. Following a...

Netherlands – AamigoO’s revenues reach 32.2 million Euro in Q1 2011

8 June 2011

Revenues came in at 32.2 million Euro in Q1 2011 at AamigoO (AMIGO:AEX), the new staffing firm, which went public at the end of 2010 on Euronext Amsterdam using the empty listing of investment firm European Development Capital Corporation (EDCC).

EBITDA reached 400,000 Euro.

AamigoO said the number of...

UK - Servoca's revenues and profits slightly down in H1 2011

8 June 2011

Revenues were marginally down from 25.64 million Pounds in H1 2010 to 25.23 in H1 2011 at Servoca Plc (SVCA:LSE), the specialist outsourcing and recruitment solutions provider.

Interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2011 show that gross profit was equally slightly down from 6.92 million Pounds...

UK - Slowest growth in jobs in seven months

8 June 2011

There has been a worrying deceleration in the UK jobs market in May 2011, according to the latest Report on Jobs published today by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and professional services firm KPMG. In spite of signs of increasing employer confidence in some sectors, economic growth...

Europe - GDP up +0.8%

8 June 2011

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by +0.8% in both the Euro area (EA17) and the entire European Union (EU27) during the first quarter of 2011 compared with the previous quarter, according to second estimates released by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat). In the fourth quarter...

Finland - Private sector labour costs up +2.3%

8 June 2011

Private sector labour costs, excluding one-off items, such as performance-based bonuses, increased by +2.3% in Q1 2011 when compared with the respective period of the year before, according to the latest data published today by Statistics Finland (Tilastokeskus).

In the corresponding period the index...

UK - AGM with no accounts at HCL

7 June 2011

Healthcare Locums plc (HLO:LSE), has sent out the notice of its annual general meeting on 29 June 2011 together with a covering letter to shareholders. Chairman Peter Sullivan wrote:

“As you are no doubt aware, on 25 January 2011, the Board announced the discovery of serious accounting irregularities...