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UK — Permanent placements and temporary billings up in December

6 January 2010

The latest report on jobs published by KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), based on data provided by recruitment companies reveals faster increases in both permanent and temporary/contract employment during December 2009. December data pointed to a fifth consecutive mont...


UK — REC backs food chain ombudsman proposals

6 January 2010

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has welcomed calls from Nick Herbert, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to set up a so-called 'Supermarket Ombudsman' to rule on disputes between supermarkets and their suppliers. Herbert told a farming conferenc...


Spain — Renewable energy engineers the most in demand but not best paid

5 January 2010

  Adecco Spain has published a new report on the most sought after professions in Spain for the year 2010. According to the group's findings the jobs of the future are renewable energy engineers, Java programmers, family doctors and financial controllers. The report highlights that interim mana...


Germany — Year-on-year unemployment rises by only 0.4%

5 January 2010

  The government's labour agency BA today announces the latest labour market developments for December 2009 and the year 2009. Month-on-month unemployment was up by 60,000 to 3,276,000. In the Western Federal States unemployment was up by 33,000 to 2,248,000 whilst unemployment in the Eastern F...


Germany — Olympia Flexgroup sells Spanish operations to Synergie of France

5 January 2010

Olympia Flexgroup AG (ETR:AOU), the temporary employment and in-house services group, has today announced the sale of Spanish subsidiary Olympia Empleo ETT to French temporary employment group Synergie SA with effect from 1 January 2010. The sale is regarded as a strategy adjustment, which had b...


Spain — Renewable energy engineers the most in demand but not best paid

5 January 2010

Adecco Spain has published a new report on the most sought after professions in Spain for the year 2010. According to the group's findings the jobs of the future are renewable energy engineers, Java programmers, family doctors and financial controllers. The report highlights that interim managem...


Germany — Olympia Flexgroup sells Spanish operations to Synergie of France

5 January 2010

  Olympia Flexgroup AG (ETR:AOU), the temporary employment and in-house services group, has today announced the sale of Spanish subsidiary Olympia Empleo ETT to French temporary employment group Synergie SA with effect from 1 January 2010. The sale is regarded as a strategy adjustment, which ha...


UK — Trading update sends Staffline shares up by 4.5 Pence

5 January 2010

Yesterday's trading update by Staffline (STAF:LSE), the niche provider of recruitment and outsourced HR services to the food industry, has sent shares up by 4.5 Pence to 82 Pence. The trading update was for the financial year ended 31 December 2009, ahead of Staffline's preliminary results for t...


Germany — Year-on-year unemployment rises by only 0.4%

5 January 2010

The government's labour agency BA today announces the latest labour market developments for December 2009 and the year 2009. Month-on-month unemployment was up by 60,000 to 3,276,000. In the Western Federal States unemployment was up by 33,000 to 2,248,000 whilst unemployment in the Eastern Fede...


UK — Trading update sends Staffline shares up by 4.5 Pence

5 January 2010

  Yesterday's trading update by Staffline (STAF:LSE), the niche provider of recruitment and outsourced HR services to the food industry, has sent shares up by 4.5 Pence to 82 Pence. The trading update was for the financial year ended 31 December 2009, ahead of Staffline's preliminary results fo...