if the economy is subdued, “it will take 10 or 15 years” before France sees the same level of demand for staffing agency services experienced in the UK.
Nick Cox from Hays highlighted the structural growth
the division's net fee income to £36.7m in 2006 and expanding out of the UK into Holland, Germany and France. Since that time he has advised various recruitment companies on a consultancy basis, most recently
consolidation in France in 2012. Q4 2011, revenues in the Benelux countries were reported to have decreased by -1% and the company said that revenue development was slightly behind the market in the Netherlands.
and the European Commission has urged EU countries which still have them in place to urgently abolish these by the end of 2013, including Austria, Belgium, France Germany and the UK.
observed elsewhere in European countries such as France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
The latest seasonally adjusted statistics by the Belgian federation of employment agencies, Federgon, also show
Last month, the firm reported stronger than expected first-quarter results amounting to €5.03 billion although with slowing activity in its European market impacted in particular by France where
-on-quarter, the slowest increase in over two years. In France and the Netherlands employment remained flat while in the UK the number of people with a job rose by +0.7%.
Italy also registered an increase (+0