, Germany and Sweden show a strong growth in labour demand. This trend is less pronounced in Latvia, Cyprus, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Netherlands, Slovenia, Czech Republic and Greece.
Growth in labour
are actually alive."
In view of further bailout funds from the EU and the IMF, the Head of a business lobby in Germany's ruling CDU party, Kurt Lauk, commented to business daily Handelsblatt "
, ULCs rose in Finland (+0.9%), Germany (+1.4%) and Italy (+0.6%), but fell in Slovenia (-0.1%) and Spain (-0.1%). Outside Europe, ULCs rose in Australia (+0.4%) and Canada (+0.8%), but fell in Korea (-0
already be in recession.
Adecco also expects the stronger markets in Europe, particularly Germany which had a good year in 2011, to slow in 2012 although developing markets in Eastern Europe are likely