France is one of the oldest staffing markets in Europe, and the second largest market in terms of size (by sales). Some of the earliest French firms (Bis, Adia) were at the heart of mergers that resulted in the creation of today’s major global players (Randstad, Adecco, respectively).
The French staffing market is quite heavily regulated in comparison to other countries. However, in recent years, the implementation of the European Agency Work Directive has resulted in the lifting of many market restrictions. The association representing the interests of the staffing industry, PRISME, provides monthly data on market growth.
France is the second largest economy in Europe, after Germany. France is known for its state-interventionist type of economy or state-managed capitalism. However, European integration, international liberalisation and economic globalisation have also influenced the French socioeconomic system.
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and a new willingness to walk away from low-margin business in France." German business is accelerating with strong revenue and margin growth.
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, contrasting July's prediction of an equivalent decline. France, Germany and Japan are already officially out of recession. The predicted growth, though modest, will be welcome as it follows a massive 4
About This Report
This following report contains a list of data sources on France, covering contingent workforce market data, laws and regulations and supplier information. The objective ... France ...
Market data on France
Identifying potential staffing suppliers
Understanding local business practices
... France ... CWS Council - Summary of International Data Sources - France