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France — Little confidence in management and unions

30 November 2009

  A new research report carried out by TNS Sofres on behalf of Adecco subsidiary Altedia Human Resources among 1,005 employees in the public and private sectors reveals that French employees have little confidence in their management on the one hand and in the unions on the other, Les Echos repo...


Belgium — Modest growth in temporary employment

27 November 2009

The latest temporary employment statistics published by the Federation of Human Resources Agencies (Federgon) reveal that overall temporary employment in October 2009 was up by 1% compared to September 2009. Among blue collar workers the number of hours worked by temporary employees grew by 1.4%...


France — Unemployment up by 2%

27 November 2009

  According to the latest statistics published last night by the Ministry for the Economy, category A unemployment (job seekers, out of work) in October was up by 2% to 2.62 million compared to 2.57 million in the previous month. Compared to October 2008, category A unemployment is up by 25%. U...


UK — Interim Managers streamline local councils

27 November 2009

Local councils are increasingly turning to interim managers as they are facing government pressure to cut budgets as well as improve services and change the way they are delivered, the Guardian reports. According to the latest figures from the Interim Management Association (IMA) local councils...


UK — FDM Group offer agreed

27 November 2009

Private equity group Inflexion is set to load 13 million Pounds of debt on to FDM Group (FDMG:LSE), the international IT services company after it won backing for a 141 Pence per share takeover offer, the Financial Times reports. The independent board of FDM yesterday backed a third offer, which...


France — Unemployment up by 2%

27 November 2009

According to the latest statistics published last night by the Ministry for the Economy, category A unemployment (job seekers, out of work) in October was up by 2% to 2.62 million compared to 2.57 million in the previous month. Compared to October 2008, category A unemployment is up by 25%. Unem...


UK — Interim Managers streamline local councils

27 November 2009

  Local councils are increasingly turning to interim managers as they are facing government pressure to cut budgets as well as improve services and change the way they are delivered, the Guardian reports. According to the latest figures from the Interim Management Association (IMA) local counci...


UK — FDM Group offer agreed

27 November 2009

  Private equity group Inflexion is set to load 13 million Pounds of debt on to FDM Group (FDMG:LSE), the international IT services company after it won backing for a 141 Pence per share takeover offer, the Financial Times reports. The independent board of FDM yesterday backed a third offer, wh...


Belgium — Modest growth in temporary employment

27 November 2009

  The latest temporary employment statistics published by the Federation of Human Resources Agencies (Federgon) reveal that overall temporary employment in October 2009 was up by 1% compared to September 2009. Among blue collar workers the number of hours worked by temporary employees grew by 1...


Germany — Managerial level temporaries have not lost their jobs

26 November 2009

  A report by the Federal Statistics Office (Statistisches Bundesamt) reveals that the recent job losses among temporary employees were directly linked to their level of training, education and experience. In the second quarter of 2009 the number of unqualified temporary labourers fell by -49%...