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Ireland — Two very different scenarios for the future of the economy

21 July 2010

In May 2009, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) published 'Recovery Scenarios for Ireland', which considered possible paths to recovery for the Irish economy. They have now published an update one year on. Because of the uncertainty about the future ESRI consider two medium-term s...


Italy - Gi Group expands into India

21 July 2010

Gi Group, one of the largest and fastest-growing staffing companies in Europe, has announced the launch of its Temporary Staffing Services arm in India as part of its global expansion plans. The Group has created a strategic joint venture with Elixir, a provider of RPO Services in India, to have...


UK — John Callagher resigns as General Manager Kelly Services UK

21 July 2010

John Callagher has resigned from his position as General Manager of Kelly Services (UK), the workforce management company, with effect from 16 July 2010. Andrew Cook, Kelly Services' Financial Director, will head up the senior team on an interim basis until a full-time replacement is appointed....


UK — Trimming quangos could save 500 million Pounds says CIPD - WITHDRAWN

21 July 2010

Today the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) releases a new policy paper to help the British government to streamline the system of quangos operating in the field of education and skills policy*, potentially saving over 500 million Pounds from the public purse. Quango is an...


Switzerland — Number of job offers up by +20% y-o-y in Q2 2010

21 July 2010

The latest Swiss Job Market Index published today by Adecco Switzerland in collaboration with Zürich University reveals that the number of job offers in the Swiss marketplace has increased by +10% in Q2 2010 compared to the previous quarter. When compared to Q2 2009 the number of job offers was...


Europe — Minimum wage varies widely but so does purchasing power

21 July 2010

New 'Minimum Wage Statistics' published by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) reveal that in January 2010, 20 of the EU's 27 Member States (Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Nethe...


Ireland — Numbers at schools and colleges to grow significantly

21 July 2010

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs today published its annual report on the supply of skills to the Irish labour market. The report, 'Monitoring Ireland's Skills Supply: Trends in Education and Training Outputs', highlights the increasing numbers of students entering and leaving the educatio...


Sweden — Uniflex net sales up by +64% in H1 2010

21 July 2010

Uniflex AB (UFLXB:STO), the Sweden-based staffing group, has today announced preliminary results for the six months ended 30 June 2010. Net sales were up by +64% from 31.65 million Euro to 51.7 million Euro in H1 2010. Operating profit was up from 300,000 Euro in H1 2009 to 2.4 million Euro in H...


UK — Survey forecasts London's financial services jobs market to hold firm in H2 2010

21 July 2010

A new survey of 194 HR and hiring managers in the financial services sector in London carried out by professional recruitment consultancy Morgan Mckinley (subsidiary of Premier Group) entitled 'H2 2010 Financial Services Hiring Market Outlook' found that: 47% of respondents expect City hirin...


Spain — One in three companies intend to increase staffing levels in 2010

21 July 2010

The latest Professional Perspectives Index (IPP) published by the Institute for Labour Studies of ESADE business school reveals that 31% of Spanish companies intend to increase their staffing levels during the remainder of 2010. This compares to only 19% of companies in 2009. The report has iden...