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UK — Administrators sell Hexagon to management

16 March 2010

  Hexagon Human Capital PLC (HHC:LSE), the executive search and interim management consultancy, has announced the appointment of administrators and the sale of the firm by way of a management buyout. The company says in a statement: "On 18 February 2010 the Company announced that trading in its...


France — Allowing temporary employees to work as personal carers has tax implications

16 March 2010

  The French government is considering an amendment to existing legislation, which would allow temporary employment agencies to provide personal care services, La Tribune reports. Under current legislation, temporary employees can only stand in for existing care personnel or help out at peak ti...


UK — Administrators sell Hexagon to management

16 March 2010

Hexagon Human Capital PLC (HHC:LSE), the executive search and interim management consultancy, has announced the appointment of administrators and the sale of the firm by way of a management buyout. The company says in a statement: "On 18 February 2010 the Company announced that trading in its or...


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...