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UK — Savile Group 6-month revenues fall to 4.1 million Pounds

18 February 2010

  Savile Group (SAVG:LSE), the AIM quoted Human Resources consulting group, specialising in outplacement, career transition and talent management announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2009. Six months revenues were down by -13% from 4.77 million Pounds in...


Germany — Q4 2009 employment falls by 0.4%

18 February 2010

According to provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the number of persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany amounted to about 40.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2009, which was a decline of 156,000 persons or 0.4% on a year earlier. Consequentl...


Germany — Q4 2009 employment falls by 0.4%

18 February 2010

  According to provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the number of persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany amounted to about 40.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2009, which was a decline of 156,000 persons or 0.4% on a year earlier. Conseque...


Sweden — Seasonally adjusted unemployment reaches 9.1%

18 February 2010

  In January the number of employed aged 15–74 decreased by 80,000 compared to January 2009. The decrease in the number of employed has slowed down during the last few months. At the same time, the number of unemployed increased by 108,000 in January. The unemployment rate amounted to 9.4%...


Sweden — Seasonally adjusted unemployment reaches 9.1%

18 February 2010

In January the number of employed aged 15—74 decreased by 80,000 compared to January 2009. The decrease in the number of employed has slowed down during the last few months. At the same time, the number of unemployed increased by 108,000 in January. The unemployment rate amounted to 9.4% of the l...


Spain — Women fare better during the recession than men

17 February 2010

According to a new research report published by Randstad Spain, women have done much better in the labour market during the economic crisis than men because the sectors worst hit are fundamentally male dominated. Most jobs lost in Spain over the last two years were either in or closely linked to...


UK — Employers upbeat about growth in UK jobs

17 February 2010

The latest JobsOutlook survey from the REC has again demonstrated that confidence is returning amongst employers. According to the latest survey, a total of 94% of employers expect either to maintain or grow their permanent workforces in the next 12 months. The survey also shows that one in fo...


UK — Reducing Northern Ireland corporation tax could create 90,000 jobs

17 February 2010

  The Northern Ireland Economic Reform Group (ergNI) of senior economists, accountants and business interests has launched a report on reduced corporation tax for Northern Ireland. The report argues that reducing corporation tax from the current UK-wide rate of 28% to the 12.5% levied on firms s...


UK — Q4 unemployment unchanged at 7.8%

17 February 2010

The latest Labour Market Report for the period from October to December 2009 published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the employment rate during the period was 72.4%, down by -0.1% on the quarter. The number of people in employment fell by -12,000 on the quarter to r...


France — New energies and green industry specialists hard to come by

17 February 2010

  As companies aim to keep machinery and equipment going for longer during the economic crisis, a shortage has arisen for specialist maintenance engineers and technicians, Le Figaro reports. Charles Maitenaz of staffing group Michael Page France, said "since nuclear power plant operators want t...