Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom) and two candidate
is the only country to exhibit strong annual growth of +30%, followed by improvement in the UK, which records +8% growth.
Other countries tracked by the Index, including Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands
-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
%), 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
Director, Mark Cahill.
However, in the Netherlands – one of the biggest staffing markets in Europe –employers appear to have mixed hiring expectations. “The current Net Employment Outlook is the weakest
that a slowdown in financial services demand impacted the UK business while in continental Europe, growth in the Netherlands contracting business and steady results in Belgium were not enough to offset declines
.9) and in France (+0.4). In contrast, sentiment deteriorated in Italy (-0.9), Poland (-0.9) and even more so in the Netherlands (-2.1).
Sentiment in industry improved (by +1 point) in the EU and remained broadly