, including Austria (3.9%), where unemployment was the lowest. This is followed by both Luxembourg and the Netherlands (both 5.2%), as well as Germany (5.4%) where economic developments are still relatively
” due to good economic growth, the report says, although the country is seeing both employment and unemployment rising. Even in neighbouring Germany, the outlook is dampened as consumer confidence
and Germany where less than 2% where employed in the sector. However, in Romania this figure was much higher at 29%, followed by Poland (13%) and Greece (12%).
For industry, the proportions varied widely from
of them were found in the Euro countries.
The highest increases in employment were noted in Latvia, Luxembourg, Romania, Germany and the Czech Republic when compared to a year ago. Meanwhile the sharpest
with July 2012, unemployment rose by 995,000 in the EU and by 1 million in the Eurozone.
Among the member states, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (4.8%), Germany (5.3%), and Luxembourg
both increased by +6%. Gross profit from permanent recruitment for the quarter was +11% higher than the previous year, gross profit from contracting was +9% higher and, due to redundancy costs in Germany
currency, at USD 281.6 million.
Revenue derived from Northern Europe rose by +0.8% to USD 1.5 billion, in constant currency. On a constant currency basis, revenue grew in Germany (+3%), UK (+2%) and Belgium