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Germany — Highest labour court decision nervously awaited by temporary employment agencies

10 February 2010

After last year's decision by the Berlin Labour Court to disqualify the Christian Unions (CGZP) from being able to negotiate minimum salaries with temporary employment agencies, the industry is now looking nervously towards the highest labour court of Germany (Bundesarbeitsgericht), which might c...


UK — Allied Healthcare Q1 revenues up by 12.8% and company hits acquisition trail

10 February 2010

Allied Healthcare International Inc. (AHCI:NSQ), the provider of flexible healthcare staffing services in the UK but quoted on NASDAQ, has issued financial results for its fiscal 2010 first quarter ended 31 December 2009. For the first quarter of fiscal 2010 total revenue increased 8.8%, to $67....


UK — Allied Healthcare Q1 revenues up by 12.8% and company hits acquisition trail

10 February 2010

  Allied Healthcare International Inc. (AHCI:NSQ), the provider of flexible healthcare staffing services in the UK but quoted on NASDAQ, has issued financial results for its fiscal 2010 first quarter ended 31 December 2009. For the first quarter of fiscal 2010 total revenue increased 8.8%, to $...


Spain — Unique to post job offers on government's job board

10 February 2010

Temporary staffing agency Unique (part of Dutch group USG People) has signed an agreement with the Spanish State Labour Service (Servicio Publico de Empleo Estatal) to publish its job offers on the government's jobs portal www.redtrabaja.es , Europa Press reports. The agreement will make Unique...


Spain — Unique to post job offers on government's job board

10 February 2010

  Temporary staffing agency Unique (part of Dutch group USG People) has signed an agreement with the Spanish State Labour Service (Servicio Publico de Empleo Estatal) to publish its job offers on the government's jobs portal www.redtrabaja.es , Europa Press reports. The agreement will make Uniq...


France — Temporary employment up by +2.3% in December 2009

10 February 2010

The latest seasonally adjusted data published last night by the government's official job centres 'Pole Emploi', reveals that temporary employment has grown by +2.3% month-on-month in December 2009. Year-on-year growth in December 2009 was +1.5%. The number of temporary employees in France reach...


Germany — Highest labour court decision nervously awaited by temporary employment agencies

10 February 2010

  After last year's decision by the Berlin Labour Court to disqualify the Christian Unions (CGZP) from being able to negotiate minimum salaries with temporary employment agencies, the industry is now looking nervously towards the highest labour court of Germany (Bundesarbeitsgericht), which migh...


Europe — Online recruitment activity slows in January 2010

9 February 2010

The Monster Employment Index Europe for January 2010, published today by job portal Monster Worldwide Inc, reveals that online recruitment activity in Europe slipped by a seasonally-mild 7% between December 2009 and January 2010. More notably, the long-term trend continues to improve; the annual...


Sweden — Uniflex Q4 2009 operating income up by 78% in Q4

9 February 2010

Uniflex AB (UFLXB:STO), the Sweden-based staffing group, has announced preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2009 and the full-year ended 31 December 2009. Uniflex specialise in providing staffing solutions to the industrial, construction, warehouse, transport & logistics and commercial/...


Italy — Olympia Flexgroup AG sells Olympia Italia to UnoHolding

9 February 2010

  Olympia Flexgroup AG, the troubled Dutch-German staffing agency franchise, which announced cash flow insolvency last month, has sold its Italian operations Olympia Italia S.r.l. to staffing services group UnoHolding S.p.a. The move comes shortly after Olympia Flexgroup AG sold its Spanish ope...