%3 in the previous quarter mainly caused by a strong comparison base, especially in France, Germany and North America. Demand is still largely driven by industrial clients, while growth in the administrative segments
by the sovereign debt issues in Greece and Italy, quickly spread across Continental Europe and in the fourth quarter the growth rates of most businesses in EMEA slowed with the exception of Germany.
generated by temporary and permanent employment services outside France were up by +8.3% to 39.4 million Euro in H1 2010. The Company operates in Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Morocco and Tunisia. Revenues
In The Netherlands annual revenues fell by -10% from 154.1 million Euro in 2008 to 139.2 million Euro in 2009. Gross profits fell by -17% from 60.8 million Euro in 2008 to 50.6 million Euro in 2009.
Revenues fell significantly in all European markets: French revenues declined by -27% to 1.3 billion Euro. In Germany revenues fell by -39% to 247 million Euro. In the UK and Ireland revenues fell by -28