CWS Council Research

A Look at the German Temporary Workforce Environment

28 June 2011

  • Evaluation and overview of German temp market
  • Analysis of EU Directives effect on German market pricing
  • Importance of collective bargaining

Top 50 Staffing Firms in Germany 2010

17 June 2011

  • Randstad is the market leader, albeit with only 9.5% share as the market is still highly fragmented.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5, but German firms largely dominate the rest of the Top 50 list.
  • Industrial staffing was the growth driver in 2010, in particular momentum from the... More

CWS Council Draft Contingent Worker Policy

10 June 2011

  • Sample document contianing CWS Council member’s Draft Contingent Worker Policy
  • A CW Policy is typically used to state what a company's internal procedures are as they relate to contingent work. 
  • This sample document was submitted by a Member of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Contingent... More

The Largest Staffing Firms in Italy 2010

6 June 2011

  • Market Size
  • Largest Players - Domestic & Multinational
  • Fastest Growing

Top 25 Staffing Firms in Austria 2010

2 June 2011

  • Austria is one of the smallest staffing markets in Western Europe
  • Nevertheless, it is a thriving market and some major players are already well established
  • The Top 25 firms have recorded impressive growth figures in 2010

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Apr/May 2011

26 May 2011

  • Apsco data shows fall in market
  • Innovantage Heat Map tepid to cool
  • Gross Margins up in Q1 and the economy middling to fair

Independent Contractors: The European Landscape

4 May 2011

A webinar presentation in association with the Ius Laboris Global Alliance looking at the risks and opportunities of working with Independent Contactors. The webinar covers the differences between salaried employees and self-employed contractors and provide attendees with list of "do's" and... More


WE Insight - Guidance on the UK AWR

13 April 2011

This insight examines the goverment Guidance recently published on the AWR.....


WE Insight - Top 40 Staffing Firms in Belgium 2010

7 April 2011

Our list features staffing companies with 2010 sales generated in Belgium in execess of 8 million euro.


WE Citation – Recent advice from Osborne Clarke

30 March 2011

Osborne Clarke have recently brought out two excellent briefings...