Region - Europe

2014 Contractor Payrolling and IC Evaluation & Compliance Landscape

5 December 2014

  • Global, in-depth study of companies providing contractor payrolling, umbrella service and IC evaluation service
  • UK contractor payrolling/umbrella market estimated at $6 billion (global market exceeds $20 billion)
  • Find out which providers in market are largest, fastest-growing, and offer most... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: How do buyers select their staffing suppliers?

4 December 2014

  • Overwhelmingly, buyers report 'worker quality' to be their top consideration when selecting a staffing firm
  • Service quality and low cost were the next most important considerations 
  • 72% say procurement plays a key role in choosing staffing suppliers  

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Trends in supplier management strategies

4 December 2014

  • Buyers strategies for managing suppliers
  • Most common: approved list of suppliers
  • 62% of large buyers using VMS

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Oct/Nov 2014

2 December 2014

  • Latest insights on the UK professional recruitment market
  • Compare with the trends for on-line jobs.
  • This report also features the latest salary trends.

Market Concentration in the European Big Four

1 December 2014

  • Outlines the importance of market concentration
  • Provides a Marimekko chart of the big four
  • and a Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 

European News Report November 2014

28 November 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Europe. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 

Witkey (威客) Platforms - A Journey to the World of Online Work Platforms in China

27 November 2014

  • A unique ecosystem supporting online enabled work arrangements has been developing in China; both the platforms and the people who work through them are called ‘Witkey’. While in many ways similar to online work platforms outside of China, there are subtle differences.
  • The purpose of this... More

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Most frequently recommended vendors

26 November 2014

  • Staffing firms were asked to recommend their top two favorite vendors, and to explain their selection
  • Four vendors received 20 or more recommendations, 25 additional received at least three 
  • Job boards and front office solutions platforms topped the list

2014 Largest Staffing Firms in the United Kingdom

19 November 2014

  • See which are the three largest staffing companies in the UK
  • What proportion of total revenue the top 50 firms represent
  • Which firms outperformed the median growth rate in 2013. 

European Legs and Regs Advisor October 2014

12 November 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across Europe