CWS Council Research

Co-employment: Friend or Foe?

9 April 2012

  • Panel discussion on co-employment issues with temporary workers
  • Strategies discussed on how to mitigate misclassification risks and manage suppliers
  • Should temporary workers be invited to the company picnic?

Building and Operating a Global MSP Governance Structure

2 April 2012

  • This report outlines how to establish a governance structure for a multi-national MSP
  • Roles, responsibilities, and participants for global governance team explained
  • We describe mitigation approaches for various challenges to global governance

Buyers Management Strategies

2 April 2012

  • See the most popular strategies in Europe
  • Compare them with North America
  • Understand what is most likely to be explored within two years

Introduction to the Russian Staffing Market

28 March 2012

  • The Russian staffing market is vibrant and fast-growing.
  • Poised for above average growth in the next few years.
  • Read this report to learn more

2011 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

20 March 2012

  • Many companies use tenure limits for co-employment mitigation, despite contrary legal advice
  • No easy solution for exempt/non-exempt classification of contingents
  • Several companies noted the use of warranties, length of warranty varies among companies

Outsourced or In-House? Services Procurement and the Next Generation of CW Programs

8 March 2012

  • Panel discussion on internal and external MSPs
  • Pros and cons of in-house approach discussed
  • Learn from panelists who have brought their program office in-house

WE Legs & Reg Advisor – Februrary 2012

29 February 2012

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network
  • A bumper issue this month for Belgium, Europe, France, Germany Italy and the UK

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans for next two years

27 February 2012

  • Data on workforce plans
  • Share of contingent workers
  • Areas for Growth 

Establishing and Managing Your Contingent Workforce Program Office

13 February 2012

  • Panel discussion of various approaches to running a CW program office
  • See how other companies optimize quality, cost, efficiency, and risk
  • Learn what has worked and what hasn't from experienced CW program managers

2011 Contingent Buyers Survey: Initial European Findings

6 February 2012

  • First full contingent buyers survey for Europe
  • Full questions and summary answers
  • More detailed reports on this data to follow