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Germany — Amadeus Fire FY 2009 revenues fall by -3.4%

4 February 2010

  Amadeus Fire AG (AADX:GER), the staffing and training group, today announces preliminary results for the financial year (FY) of 2009. Revenues were down by 3.4% from 114.6 million Euro in FY 2008 to 110.7 million Euro in FY 2009. The fall in revenues is exclusively due to reduced activity in...


Portugal — Association launches information campaign on drugs and alcohol

3 February 2010

  The Association of Private Employment Agencies (Apespe) has decided to run an information campaign among temporary employment agencies, temporary workers and employers on the prevention of drug and alcohol consumption at work. The campaign will be run in collaboration with the government's Sa...


Norway — Labour market remains stable

3 February 2010

According to the latest Labour Force Survey, published today by Statistics Norway (SSB), seasonally-adjusted unemployment increased by 2,000 persons from August (as measured by the average of the months from July to September), to November (as measured by the average of the months from October to...


UK — Further growth of staff appointment in January

3 February 2010

Permanent staff placements increased for the sixth month running during January, according to the Report on Jobs published by the Recruitment and Emplyment Confederation (REC) and KPMG today. Although weaker than December's peak, the rate of growth remained marked. Temporary/contract staff billi...


Europe — Labour Ministers concerned about level of youth unemployment

3 February 2010

  At an informal meeting of European Labour Ministers, held in Barcelona following the latest unemployment figures published by the Statistics Office of the European Union (Eurostat), the main subject was youth unemployment, Point24 reports. The average unemployment rate of the under 25 year ol...


UK — Further growth of staff appointment in January

3 February 2010

  Permanent staff placements increased for the sixth month running during January, according to the Report on Jobs published by the Recruitment and Emplyment Confederation (REC) and KPMG today. Although weaker than December's peak, the rate of growth remained marked. Temporary/contract staff bi...


Europe — Manpower to acquire Comsys and announces Q4 results

3 February 2010

  Manpower Inc. (NYSE:MAN), has announced a fall in fourth quarter 2009 revenues of 3.9% to $4.4 billion. Revenues fell by 11.6% on a constant currency basis. Net earnings in Q4 2009 were down by -61.8% to $29.1 million from $76 million in Q4 2008. On a constant currency basis Q4 2009 net ear...


Europe — Labour Ministers concerned about level of youth unemployment

3 February 2010

At an informal meeting of European Labour Ministers, held in Barcelona following the latest unemployment figures published by the Statistics Office of the European Union (Eurostat), the main subject was youth unemployment, Point24 reports. The average unemployment rate of the under 25 year olds...


Europe — Manpower to acquire Comsys and announces Q4 results

3 February 2010

Manpower Inc. (NYSE:MAN), has announced a fall in fourth quarter 2009 revenues of 3.9% to $4.4 billion. Revenues fell by 11.6% on a constant currency basis. Net earnings in Q4 2009 were down by -61.8% to $29.1 million from $76 million in Q4 2008. On a constant currency basis Q4 2009 net earning...


Portugal — Association launches information campaign on drugs and alcohol

3 February 2010

The Association of Private Employment Agencies (Apespe) has decided to run an information campaign among temporary employment agencies, temporary workers and employers on the prevention of drug and alcohol consumption at work. The campaign will be run in collaboration with the government's Safet...