Temporary staffing has become an integral part of the German labour market and has been gradually deregulated from 1985 onwards. Especially in the last decade the country has developed one of the most attractive and buoyant staffing industries in Europe although it remains more fragmented than its French or Dutch neighbours.
As Europe’s largest economy, Germany has a strong focus on manufacturing and industries with the metal and electrical sector being a major client to temporary employment agencies. Professional and skilled labour has also grown in demand, making the recruitment market a diverse one. Influential collective agreements and the temporary employment act shape the legal framework of the German staffing market, which is the fifth-largest in the world based on revenue.
The German jobs market proved to be one of the most resilient during the recent recession. Employment is high and unemployment is comparatively low, but an acute skills shortage is posing a threat to companies in the country.
revenues in Germany & Austria continued to grow strongly and were up 19%.
Amsterdam headquartered Brunel has 92 offices in 34 countries. The company is listed on Euronext. Q2 2011 engineering turnover
fragmented in Western Europe alongside the UK and Germany. By contrast with Belgium where the top 5 firms owns 53% of the market, the top 5 firms account for a mere 38% of the Dutch market.
According to our estimates, the Top5 staffing firms operating in this segment owned 38% of the total European Clinical/Scientific staffing market in 2010.
Germany, the UK and France are the main European
Our list features the 50 largest staffing firms based on sales generated in Germany in 2010; the ranking has been created using feedback directly from the firms, publicly available information and ... Flag - Germany ... Germany list 2010 ... Top 50 Staffing Firms in Germany 2010
and the market will be among the slowest growing in 2011. In conrtast, Sweden, Germany and Italy are relatively new and immature markets and will be the best performing staffing markets in Europe during 2011
Belgium - Legislation on the nature of labour relationships
Europe - Work permit exemption not applicable in case of transnational provision of services through temporary agency work.
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Germany - Draft Act Concerning The Avoidance Of Abuse Of Temporary Employment Lex Schlecker
relationships (part-time work, fixed-term contracts, and self-employment) in 24 EU member states between 1998 and 2008.
According to Günther Schmid (WBZ-IZA, Germany), the data from the European Labour