% to £1.8 million, driven by strong performance in contract recruitment in the Benelux countries and Germany.
The Nordic market, which is heavily focused on executive and permanent recruitment, saw a -5
currency, the UK grew by +5% while all other major European markets declined (Nordics -4%), Germany -10%), Netherlands (-12%) and Belgium (-11%).
In this region the “gross profit margin was below the prior
in the Federal Republic of Germany and in other countries as well. Hence, let us consider these elements together. Perhaps we cannot apply any of the Hartz concepts in full, but we do have many elements that can
countries including the four largest staffing markets UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Gross margin was down -15% in constant currency compared with the first quarter of 2012. The UK showed signs
(Germany, France, Italy) is projected to grow at +0.4% in the third quarter, rising to +0.6% in the fourth quarter. Second quarter 2010 GDP grew by +1.6% in the US, by +5.1% in the three largest countries
), and with optimism as to prospects for the New Year in a number of its key markets."
"Increased demand for temporary staff, particularly within Germany and the UK at the end of 2009 and in early 2010, has resulted
levels amongst 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