Region - Europe

Minimum Wages in Europe

1 July 2011

  • Nearly three-quarters of EU Member States have some form of statutory national minimum wage
  • Monthly minimum wages vary by a factor of about 1:14
  • Median growth in the minimum wages from 2001-2011 was a little under 5% per annum.

Western Europe Legs & Regs - June 2011

27 June 2011

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network
  • Date this month from Belgium and the United Kingdom

UK Monthly Hiring Trends May/Jun 2011

24 June 2011

  • Apsco data shows vacancies up 16%
  • Innovantage Heat Map shows perm warm and temporary mixed
  • Gross Margins up in Q1 and the economy middling

Top 50 Staffing Firms in Germany 2010

17 June 2011

  • Randstad is the market leader, albeit with only 9.5% share as the market is still highly fragmented.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5, but German firms largely dominate the rest of the Top 50 list.
  • Industrial staffing was the growth driver in 2010, in particular momentum from the... More

Guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations

9 June 2011

This Citation covers guidance from

  • BIS
  • Blake Lapthorn
  • Evershed's

The Largest Staffing Firms in Italy 2010

6 June 2011

  • Market Size
  • Largest Players - Domestic & Multinational
  • Fastest Growing

WE Legs & Reg Advisor May 2011

3 June 2011

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network

Top 25 Staffing Firms in Austria 2010

2 June 2011

  • Austria is one of the smallest staffing markets in Western Europe
  • Nevertheless, it is a thriving market and some major players are already well established
  • The Top 25 firms have recorded impressive growth figures in 2010

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Apr/May 2011

26 May 2011

  • Apsco data shows fall in market
  • Innovantage Heat Map tepid to cool
  • Gross Margins up in Q1 and the economy middling to fair

European Staffing Market Forecasts 2011

19 May 2011

Europe is the world’s largest region for temporary staffing.