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
%), 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
Legs & Regs May
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.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
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
of the coin. In contrast to France and the Netherlands, where temporary employees lose their jobs when their placement is over, temporary employees in Germany are usually permanent employees to the staffing