the case for the kind of wholesale 'drive to deregulate' advocated by sections of the business lobby.
It highlights evidence showing:
• The UK still has the third least regulated ... UK - Economics of employment regulation shows business wrong to always see red
In its latest Quarterly Economic Forecast, published today, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has downgraded its growth expectations for 2011 and 2012. The new forecast is predicting UK Gross ... UK - Unemployment forecast to peak at 2.6 million in mid-2012
Turnover in the UK's recruitment industry has bounced back by over 25% to just under 25 billion Pounds over the past year (April 2010 to March 2011), according to the latest annual industry report ... UK - Recruitment industry up +25% y-o-y to 25 billion Pounds
UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP) decreased by -0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2010, following growth of +0.7% in the previous quarter.
Output in production industries increased by +0.9%.
Output ... UK – GDP falls in Q4 2010 q-o-q but is up y-o-y
% for the second consecutive month, Netherlands continues to chart the greatest decline in online hiring activity compared to year-ago levels (down 21 %).The UK was up 3% and France down-10%.
The environment ... % for the second consecutive month, Netherlands continues to chart the greatest decline in online hiring activity compared to year-ago levels (down 21 %).The UK was up 3% and France down-10%. ... Europe – Monster Index shows Germany up and the Netherlands Down UK France Staffing
Sentiment has deteriorated sharply among UK manufacturers, in anticipation of significant falls in activity over the next three months, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI ... UK - Sentiment falls sharply as prospects for manufacturing worsen
such as the UK and the Middle East and provide scale and support to Berkley's European and Asian operations. Both Fergal Brosnan and myself are looking forward to joining the board of The ReThink Group ... UK - ReThink acquires Berkley Recruitment to expand internationally
addressed to the company, have been distributed to the UK media and through the Regulatory News Service of the London Stock Exchange.
HCL, whose shares have been suspended since January due to accounting ... UK - HCL concerned about shareholder revolt
within the UK and our growth strategy remains unchanged."
"We will continue to seek long-term embedded client relationships and the delivery of savings and efficiencies with quality technical ... UK - Morson results impacted by Strategic Defence Review
UK, NFI was up by +10% to 23.4 million Pounds (2010: 21.2 million Pounds).
Contract NFI was essentially unchanged at 17.4 million Pounds (2010: 17.3 million Pounds) with the margin reductions ... UK - Matchtech's profits fall due to investment in growth