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Germany — Men and the better educated more positive about the economy

20 November 2009

According to a recent survey carried out by Randstad Deutschland among 827 employees in different industry sectors who work a minimum of 24 hours per week, 77% of interviewees believe that the economic crisis will continue in the fourth quarter of 2009. 43%, however, believe that their company's...


France — DLSI revenues down by -22.4%

20 November 2009

DLSI SA (ALDSL:PAR), the France-based temporary and permanent staffing agency, today announces interim results for the first nine months of 2009 ended 30 September. Revenues were down by -22.4% from 112.6 million Euro in the first nine months of 2008 to 87.4 million Euro in the same period this...


France — New financial management website for temporary employees

19 November 2009

The Social Action Fund for Temporary Employment (FASTT), which is a not-for-profit organisation financed by France's temporary employment agencies, has launched a website on 'how to manage your budget' in order to help temporary employees to better organise their financial situations, Categorynet...


Latest European Research

19 November 2009

  The daily news is only a tiny part of what we do, see for example the WE Insight - The Largest Staffing Firms in Europe 2009 out today which is available only to members.


Germany — In-house temporary employment agencies regarded as a dangerous abuse

19 November 2009

The trend of large companies founding in-house staffing agencies in order to avoid a large part of German labour law and industry sector minimum salaries could backfire in a major way according to one of Germany's labour law gurus, Wirtschaftswoche reports. In an interview, Professor Peter Schue...


Ireland — Nurses flee abroad to escape unemployment

19 November 2009

Over 130 newly-trained nurses have left the country to work for Whipps Cross Hospital in London because they could not find jobs in Ireland, the Irish Post reports. The figure represents more than 8% of the total number of nurses trained in Ireland in the past 12 months (1,600) at a cost of 90,0...


Latest European Research

19 November 2009

  The daily news is only a tiny part of what we do. Every month we produce an update of the latest legislative and regulatory changes for staffing firms and buyers from around Europe in association with the Ius Laboirs legal grouping. This is out today for members via this link.


Latest European Research

19 November 2009

  The daily news is only a tiny part of what we do. Every month we produce an update of the latest legislative and regulatory changes for staffing firms and buyers from around Europe in association with the Ius Laboirs legal grouping. This is out today for members via this link.


Spain — The unemployed are desperate to find a Christmas job

19 November 2009

In the country with one of the highest unemployment rates in Europe, job seekers are trying to outdo each other in order to get a job as shelf stackers or sales assistants during the Christmas period, El Periodico Mediterraneo reports. Montse Marqueno, Regional Director of staffing agency Manpow...


Europe — Recovery still too timid to halt rising unemployment, says OECD Economic Outlook

19 November 2009

The economic recovery now spreading across OECD countries is still too timid to halt the continuing rise in unemployment, according to the OECD's latest Economic Outlook. The jobless rate is expected to peak in the first half of 2010 in the US, but it may not be until 2011 that unemployment begi...