in operating profit.
The success of the UK business was marked by a return to growth in demand for higher margin permanent recruitment, with the Technology and Financial Services sectors particularly active ... UK — Harvey Nash revenues slightly down but profits up considerably
to deliver much-needed change could help the public sector minimize the pain of spending cuts."
Reflecting on how they got through the recession, a large majority of employers (83%) believe the UK ... UK — Private sector experience of recession could help public sector
of its overseas subsidiaries, particularly in the United States of America, incur corporate tax at rates higher than that of the UK. In addition, a number of countries impose a withholding tax on services ... UK – Networkers International's gross profit up but PBT marginally down
run the risk of slamming an unwelcome brake on the long-term competitiveness of the UK economy."
"Skills shortages are undoubtedly being exacerbated by 'grass is greener on this side ... UK - Return of war for talent and huge skills gaps despite widespread unemployment
Net fee income (NFI) was up by +9% in the quarter ended 31 December 2011 (financial Q2) at Hays Plc (HAS:LSE), the second largest staffing agency in the UK. Like-for-like organic net fee growth ... UK - Hays' Q2 NFI sees strong growth but struggles in home market
The report also found:
• More than one in two small firms find it difficult to recruit the right staff to fill a vacancy.
• 56% of small firms perceive the UK's labour market as less ... UK - Government launches red tape challenge as report suggests small businesses held back by employment regulation