arrangements, and over-time work is used to handle workload peaks in more than two thirds of (68%) companies, in particularly in Germany, the Netherlands, the Nordic countries, Ireland, France and the UK. Fixed
the larger economies in Western Europe were in the UK (59%), France (55%), and Germany (51%). However many of the smaller countries bettered their larger neighbours, namely Switzerland (64%), Austria (58
.7%) and The Netherlands (-0.8%). The highest annual rises were registered in Bulgaria (+10.4%), Romania (+9.6%), the Czech Republic (+6.4%), Finland (+6.2%), Germany (+4.8%), Spain and Portugal (both +4
this was still better than 2009.
This edition of the Quarterly Labour Market Review takes a closer look at the labour market situations in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania and the United
compared with 2.5 million Pounds in the previous year.
Harvey Nash focuses on the stronger Northern European region, including the Nordics, Benelux, Germany and Switzerland.
During the year demand