Region - Europe

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Impact of Recent and Pending Legislation

26 August 2014

  • We asked buyers of contingent labour to estimate the impact of specific legislative changes in Europe, Asia/Pacific, and South Africa on their use of temporary workers. 
  • Buyers were positive with regards to legislative changes in France but thought changes in the Netherlands would decrease... More

2014 Largest Staffing and Talent Engagement Firms in Germany

22 August 2014

  • Randstad and Adecco are the clear leaders in a fragmented market with the market leader recording revenue twice as large as Hays, the third ranked company.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5. However, German staffing firms dominate the rest of the Top 50 list.
  • The German staffing market... More

2014 Largest Staffing and Talent Engagement Firms in France

21 August 2014

  • Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup still dominate the French market.
  • The French market declined strongly in the first half of 2013, however the outlook improved in the last quarter, providing hope for growth in 2014.
  • The tepid climate benefited medium to large national firms with strong regional... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Short‐term and long‐term contingent workforce projections

18 August 2014

  • Buyers continue to remain bullish with respect to near‐term hiring plans
  • The majority of respondents plan to increase the size of their workforce in the next two years
  • We also asked buyers about their long-term plans with respect to types of labour employed

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Which factors encourage/discourage use of contingent labour?

18 August 2014

  • Contingent buyers were asked “All else being equal, do the following factors tend to encourage or discourage use of contingent workers in your organisation?”
  • Top factors motivating use of contingent work among buyers include: variable workload levels, rapid growth, and lower risk with “try... More

European Legs & Regs Advisor July 2014

18 August 2014

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

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Trends in satisfaction with staffing suppliers, VMS, MSP, and job boards

18 August 2014

  • A satisfaction score for primary staffing suppliers (NPS) was measured at -24%
  • Attitudes of procurement respondents compared to HR and General Management respondents towards VMS varied greatly
  • Buyers were least satisfied with job boards, which scored a NPS of -26%, largely due to dissatisfaction... More

European News Report July 2014

31 July 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. 


European Financial Results - Q1 2014

30 July 2014

  • Discover how listed staffing firms performed in Q1 2014.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover and net income have evolved.
  • See how the largest staffing firms fared.

UK Monthly Hiring Trends June/July 2014

28 July 2014

  • How is the professional recruitment market faring?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.