profit fell by -67% from 20.6 million Pounds in H2 2008 to 6.8 million Pounds in H2 2009. In Germany, which represents 49% of this division's net fees and the majority of the division's profits, net fees
that of people aged over 25. In 2008, the ratio rose to 2.8 on average but with large differences between countries: Germany has the lowest ratio (1.5), largely because its apprenticeship system works well
, 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
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
%), 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.