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UK – Harvey Nash reports Q1 profit growth

2 July 2015

At its’ Annual General Meeting held today, Julie Baddeley, Chairman of UK-based IT staffing firm Harvey Nash (HVN: LSE), announced: “In the first four months of the current financial year to 31 May 2015, overall gross profit was 4% higher than the same period in the previous year (8% on a constan...


UK – Staffline reports trading in line with market expectations

2 July 2015

In a pre-close trading update, Nottingham-based recruitment and employability firm Staffline Group (STAF: LSE) advised that trading for the six months ending 30 June 2015 has been strong and in line with market expectations.The Staffing business has continued to perform well, following its record...


UK – Executive search firm Leathwaite launches Management Consulting service

2 July 2015

Global executive search firm Leathwaite yesterday announced the launch of its Management Consulting service alongside the appointment of Andy Gregson to build and lead this new practice area.The new Management Consulting solution is being added to Leathwaite’s established suite of services, which...


Europe – DHI Group rebrands job board and extends service offering

2 July 2015

DHI Group (formerly Dice Holdings) (NYSE: DHX) a US-based provider of specialised websites and services for professional communities, announced that it has rebranded its tech career service The IT Job Board to Dice. The move is part of the company’s plans to expend its service offering in th...


Belgium – Strong staffing market growth continues

1 July 2015

The number of hours worked by temporary workers in Belgium increased sharply by 16.6% in May 2015, compared with the same month last year, according to the latest figures from Federgon, the Belgian Federation of Staffing Agencies.This follows an increase of 12.3% in the number of hours worked dur...


UK – Penna announces acquisition and strategic partnership

1 July 2015

Penna Consulting (PNA: LSE), the international human resources consulting group, announced that it has acquired Career Café, which trades as 360 Degrees Advertising and 360 Education, a provider of recruitment services to the higher education and student marketing sectors.These sectors are areas...


UK – Norman Broadbent CEO steps down

1 July 2015

Executive search firm Norman Broadbent (NBB: LSE) today announced that Sue O’Brien, CEO and Board Director, has resigned, effective from 30 June 2015. She will, however, continue to work for the company until the end of August 2015.Scanes Bentley, currently Non-Executive Chairman of the Company,...


UK – Line managers a major barrier to retention of disabled employees

1 July 2015

A lack of skilled and confident line managers is a major barrier to the retention of employees with disabilities, according to research commission by the Business Disability Forum (BDF).In their report, “State of the Nation: Retaining and Developing Employees with Disabilities”, BDF discovered th...


France – Further growth reported in staffing market

30 June 2015

Growth continued in the French staffing market in May 2015, building on the year-on-year increase in temporary employment reported in April 2015, according to figures from Prism’Emploi, the French Association of Employment Agencies.Temporary employment increased by 6% in May, compared with the sa...


UK – Randstad launches salary tool

30 June 2015

Specialist recruiter Randstad has today launched a Salary Checker facility that allows UK workers to see how much their professional counterparts and regional neighbours are earning. According to Randstad, the tool is the most comprehensive wage comparator available, using more than 870,000...