Region - Europe

The 2012 Spanish labour market reform explained

23 February 2012

  • Detailed explanations of the main changes introduced by the reform
  • Briefing note in English language
  • Link to the pdf document

First Estimate of the European Contingent Workforce

21 February 2012

One of the first estimates for Europe of the number of:

  • Independent Contractors
  • Temporary Workers (Other)
  • All Contingent Workers

Contingent Market Complexity: International Comparison

8 February 2012

  • Assesses contingent markets across five Continents
  • Shows which are markets are the least complex contingent markets and the easiest in which employers can develop a contingent workforce
  • Looks which are the most difficult.

2011 Contingent Buyers Survey: Initial European Findings

6 February 2012

  • First full contingent buyers survey for Europe
  • Full questions and summary answers
  • More detailed reports on this data to follow

UK Government Spending on Temporary Staff

1 February 2012

  • The report sets out details of central governments spending on temporary staff.
  • Key findings include the monthly total amount they are spending.
  • Details of the Department whose spending dwarfs all others.

Results Calendar

31 January 2012

  • See how your competitors or suppliers are faring
  • Provides a spreadsheet you can upload into Outlook
  • All the events listed will be covered in the Daily News 

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Dec 2011 / Jan 2012

27 January 2012

  • APSCo data generally negative
  • Innovantage shows both perm and temp up
  • Economy still souring

WE Citation – Avoid AWR Traps

25 January 2012

  • Some excellent advice from Osborne Clarke on the AWR
  • If you receive an information request, or
  • A claim under the legislation

Dictionary of Key Terms

20 January 2012

A short dictionary of key terms for 46 European states.


Citation: Self-Employment in the UK

18 January 2012

  • The CIPD has completed an interesting short review of the official statistics on self-employment in the UK.
  • Self-employment, by the autumn of 2011, had reached a record level of 4.14 million
  • The "new" self employed are  'handy-men' without skills, picking-up whatever bits and pieces... More