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Finland — Finnair workers on strike over personnel transfer to temporary staffing agency

2 December 2009

As part of the Finnair group's structural development, the group's ground handling company Northport has agreed a transfer of business to staffing and recruitment agency Barona Group of Helsinki in terms of its baggage and apron services at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport starting 1 December 2009. Around...


Germany — 81,000 new temporary employees since May 2009

2 December 2009

  The latest temporary employment index (Zeitarbeitsindex) published by the Institute of the German Economy (IW) on behalf of the Federal Association of Temporary Employment Agencies (BZA) reveals that temporary employment in October 2009 is up by 1.6% when compared to the previous month. This...


UK — Network Group sells loss making subsidiaries

2 December 2009

Network Group Holdings (NGH:LSE) the staffing and outsourcing services provider is to sell subsidiaries Executive Network Legal Ltd. and Total Employment Ltd. to NGH Director and shareholder Jonathan Smith for a total consideration of 2 million Pounds, International Business Times reports. The t...


Finland — Finnair workers on strike over personnel transfer to temporary staffing agency

2 December 2009

  As part of the Finnair group's structural development, the group's ground handling company Northport has agreed a transfer of business to staffing and recruitment agency Barona Group of Helsinki in terms of its baggage and apron services at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport starting 1 December 2009. Aro...


Europe — Euro area unemployment rate stable at 9.8%, EU27 up to 9.3%

2 December 2009

  According to the latest labour market figures published by the European Union's (EU) statistics office Eurostat, the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the 16 countries which have the Euro as their currency (EA16) was 9.8% in October 2009, the same as in September. It was 7.9% in October...


UK — Network Group sells loss making subsidiaries

2 December 2009

  Network Group Holdings (NGH:LSE) the staffing and outsourcing services provider is to sell subsidiaries Executive Network Legal Ltd. and Total Employment Ltd. to NGH Director and shareholder Jonathan Smith for a total consideration of 2 million Pounds, International Business Times reports. Th...


Europe — Euro area unemployment rate stable at 9.8%, EU27 up to 9.3%

2 December 2009

According to the latest labour market figures published by the European Union's (EU) statistics office Eurostat, the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the 16 countries which have the Euro as their currency (EA16) was 9.8% in October 2009, the same as in September. It was 7.9% in October 20...


Germany — 81,000 new temporary employees since May 2009

2 December 2009

The latest temporary employment index (Zeitarbeitsindex) published by the Institute of the German Economy (IW) on behalf of the Federal Association of Temporary Employment Agencies (BZA) reveals that temporary employment in October 2009 is up by 1.6% when compared to the previous month. This bri...


UK — Safe acquires AHL Management Limited

2 December 2009

Safe Computing Ltd. has announced the acquisition of AHL Management Limited, the Bishop Stortford based specialised outsourcing provider to the recruitment agency sector. AHL has also traded as Hydra AHL and Hydra BPO. AHL will be forming part of the Safe Outsourcing division that now processes...


France — Ranking of best companies to work for

1 December 2009

  The awards ceremony for the best France-based companies to work for took place in Paris last night. The ranking is based on a survey among 10,000 French employees carried out by Randstad France and follows the example of the Belgian ranking, which is now in its eighth year. Randstad France Pr...