contributed to increased confidence amongst manufacturers in Germany, France, the Netherlands and Ireland. Currency effects continue to support optimism in the UK manufacturing sector, which again registers
from rank seven in 2009 to five in 2010. The Netherlands are up from rank 10 last year to eight in 2010. The United Kingdom is up from rank 13 last year to 12 this year whilst France is up from rank 16
. Turnover was rose in Belgium (+19.8%) and the Netherlands (+10%). An increase in turnover for private employment agencies was reported in the most recently available figures for all surveyed countries
by job board Monster Worldwide.
Germany continues to drive the highest growth across the European Union (EU), while the Netherlands note a slight easing.
23 of the 24 industry sectors maintained annual
services, which was effective in speeding up the return to work and reducing segmentation between long-term unemployed and unemployed.
In the Netherlands, the public and private employment services organise
apparent as the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (4.0%), the Netherlands (5.0%) and Luxembourg (5.1%), and the highest in Spain (23.3%), Greece (19.9% in November 2011), and Portugal (both
The staffing firm is owned by the House of HR group which is active in countries including Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy and Slovakia. Accent was founded in 1995, and in just over
the Netherlands, Spain, Italy and the UK are also amongst the countries showing fewer problems in filling jobs (all under 14%).
But worryingly some of the largest global economies continue to have problems