, in September 2011, the unemployment rate was 9.1% in the USA. In August 2011, it was 4.3% in Japan.
The Euro area (EA17) consists of Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Luxembourg
, with expectations of growth dropping to the lowest since March 2009.
Germany saw another very modest expansion of output, though this represents a marked contrast to the strong growth seen in the first half
, half the average for the EU27. They included eight regions in the Netherlands, eight out of nine regions in Austria, seven in Germany, three in Italy, two in Belgium, and one each in the Czech Republic
-ended contracts providing pay between assignments. Social dialogue is key to creating tailor-made solutions. Having been put into practice by The Netherlands, Germany, the Nordic countries and Austria, social
and Malta (both 14.1%), and the lowest in Ireland (10.1%), Lithuania (10.7%) and Luxembourg (10.8%). For the age group 65 and over, the highest shares were found in Germany (20.7%), Italy (20.2%) and Greece
restrictions in place that are to last until 31 December 2013. These countries include Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, and the UK.
Bulgaria and Romania signed
%), Italy (45%) and Australia (40%) all favouring salary benefits.
Conversely, career advancement is moving up the ranks with countries such as Germany (39%), Luxembourg (34%) and Netherlands (33%) all
Perhaps unsurprisingly Germany “continues to be the bright spot in Europe” while finance job prospects have weakened considerably across the region, when compared to the same time last year.