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UK — Harvey Nash claims market share increase during downturn

16 June 2010

The board of Harvey Nash Group Plc (HVN:LSE) has issued the first Interim Management Statement for the financial year ending 31 January 2011 covering the period from 1 February 2010 to 15 June 2010. Results for the period under review are in line with expectations. The group's revenue was -4% be...


Netherlands — Revenues in industrial temporary employment up by +30%

15 June 2010

The latest Market Development Report (Marktontwikkelingen) published today by the Association of Temporary Employers (ABU) shows that during the period between weeks 17 and 20 of this year, the number of hours worked by temporary employees was up by +9% compared to the same period of last year....


Austria — GDP expected to grow by +1.6% in 2010

15 June 2010

The Austrian Central Bank's (OeNB) latest 'Prognosis' forecasts real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of +1.6% for 2010. GDP is expected to grow by +1.8% in 2011 and by +2.1% in 2011. Considering the gravity of the economic crisis, Austrian unemployment levels are remarkably low compared to o...


France — 2009 temporary employment fell to 1998 levels

15 June 2010

The latest analysis published by the Ministry for Labour reveals that temporary employment fell by -26% or -447,300 individuals* in 2009 when compared to 2008. This took temporary employment in France back to 1998 levels. Temporary employment had already fallen in 2008 compared to 2007, but at t...


UK — Reclassification of bankers into public sector impairs wage statistics

15 June 2010

According to the Economic & Labour Market Review published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), regular earnings growth has slowed considerably since the UK entered recession, although it has picked up a little of late. Regular earnings, excluding bonuses or arrears, in January to...


UK — Economic recovery still on track but will be protracted

15 June 2010

The latest economic forecast published by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) predicts that the UK economy will grow by +1.3% in 2010, up from +1% in its previous March forecast. The slight upward revision reflects the relative strength of the economy over recent months, with industrial p...


Europe — Euro area employment stable and EU27 down by -0.2%

15 June 2010

The latest seasonally adjusted estimates published today by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) show that the number of persons employed in the 16 countries, which share the Euro as a common currency (EA16)* was stable in the first quarter of 2010 compared with the previous qu...


UK — Shilton Sharpe Quarry reports audited profits of 1.53 million Pounds

15 June 2010

Shilton Sharpe Quarry, the legal search and recruitment consultancy, has released its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2009. Profit before tax was up by +24% to 1.53 million Pounds on turnover/gross profit of 7.02 million Pounds, (an increase of +6%). Gareth Quarry commented, "We a...


UK — Job offers in financial services down by -12% in May 2010

14 June 2010

New research commissioned by city pre-employment screening firm Powerchex found that the total number of job offers declined -12% last month, after seven consecutive months of rises. The decrease was recorded across the whole of financial services, with Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, Investment M...


Spain — Unemployment expected to fall to 19.6% in Q2 2010

14 June 2010

The latest Employment Market Monitor published by the Association of Large Temporary Employment Agencies (Agett), forecasts that employment will rise by +155,000 individuals in the second quarter of 2010. The unemployment rate is therefore expected to fall slightly from currently 20.05% to 19.6%....