Region - Europe

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey - Temp-to-perm conversion fees

14 November 2013

  • For temporary workers who have worked only one month at a buyer, the median reported typical conversion fee was 15%. 
  • For temps with a three month tenure, the median conversion fee drops to 10%. 
  • At least three-quarters of buyers reported they typically do not pay a conversion fee if... More

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyers' 2013 top priorities

14 November 2013

  • Buyers’ number one priority was “reducing/controlling cost”, in terms of both breadth, as well as intensity of interest.
  • The only priority which varied significantly as a function of firm size was controlling costs– larger buyers tended to prioritize more than smaller buyers.

Staffing Industry Forecasts for 2014

14 November 2013

  • Exclusive industry forecasts from the SIA research team
  • Focus on the main markets in Europe and Asia-Pacific, as well as insights on South Africa and Brazil
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx. 1 hour)

News Report October 2013

31 October 2013

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. 


UK Monthly Hiring Trends Sep/Oct 2013

23 October 2013

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

European Legs & Regs Advisor September 2013

18 October 2013

  • 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

Largest Staffing Firms in Spain 2012

16 October 2013

  • Randstad and Adecco are the clear leaders in a relatively consolidated market with both firms’ combined revenue accounting for 30% of the entire market.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5, but Spanish firms largely dominate the rest of the Top 30 list.
  • The Top 30 firms accounted for... More

European Q2 Results

14 October 2013

Discover how listed staffing firms performed in Q2 2013.

Find out about activity levels and how turnover and net income have evolved.

See how the largest staffing firms fared.


Staffing Firm Executive Compensation Analysis 2013

10 October 2013

  • See the median compensation for European executives
  • Understand who is best remunerated
  • Compare increases in total compensation with revenue and market capitalisation

European Healthcare Staffing Market in 2012

10 October 2013

  • We believe Randstad is the clear leader in this relatively fragmented market; followed by Independent Clinical Services and Adecco.
  • The Top 20 firms outpaced the growth recorded by the European Healthcare market in 2012.
  • The UK is still the largest domestic market, but significant price pressure... More