falling for the first time since August 2009. In both cases, the declines contrast markedly with strong rates of growth in early-2011.
Output growth slowed to near-stagnation in both Germany and France
%), the Czech Republic and Luxembourg (both 10%).
The EU27 includes Belgium (BE), Bulgaria (BG), the Czech Republic (CZ), Denmark (DK), Germany (DE), Estonia (EE), Ireland (IE), Greece (EL), Spain (ES), France
as a member of AESC's European and Global Boards of Directors. In 2006 he started the AESC chapter in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, which he led as Chairman until the end of 2011.
Previous AESC award
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
that the average French full-time employee worked 1,679 hours per year in 2010. This is -224 hours less than in Germany or -177 hours less than the UK. The study also found that self-employed workers averaged 2
the division's net fee income to £36.7m in 2006 and expanding out of the UK into Holland, Germany and France. Since that time he has advised various recruitment companies on a consultancy basis, most recently