of the staffing agency,” said Janwillem Compaijen of the FNV union.
Friesenpersoneel is located in Cloppenburg, Northeastern Germany. The firm only had one client company in the Netherlands, the meat processor
The firm published its half-year results on Thursday which showed that turnover in the six months to December fell -5% organically to £1.73 billion. The firm saw good growth in Germany
%) and Germany and Sweden (+2%) report the strongest hiring plans. For the second quarter, employers in struggling Eurozone countries report the weakest Outlooks: Italy (-13%), Spain (-7%) and Ireland (-4
.0%) and Germany (7.6% to 7.0%). The highest increases were registered in Estonia (11.0% to 19.0% between the first quarters of 2009 and 2010) and Latvia (13.5% to 20.0% between the first quarters of 2009 and 2010
in this segment was reported in Germany and Italy. In Germany, this was due to a labour shortage of technical staff while temporary workers were also increasingly taken on as permanent staff ahead of equal pay
and Germany leading the recovery. In contrast, Italy, Spain and Ireland drifted closer to stagnation.
New business growth eased to a six-month low, slowing in both manufacturing and services. There also
), followed by Luxembourg, the UK, Poland, Germany, Bulgaria, Estonia and the Czech Republic.
The shortest actual working week was in Finland (37.8 hours). This was +3.5 hours more than in Romania, giving