-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
In August, the company’s second-quarter revenue increased marginally by +1% as business operations in Europe remained challenging, particularly in its largest single market France, with demand also slowing
%) showing marginal growth when compared to a year ago.
The Netherlands was worst off with job postings falling by -18% year-on-year. This was followed by France where the number of roles on offer decreased
.6% in August, reaching the highest level since the monthly data series began in 2004.
Economic conditions have impacted staffing services across Europe with countries such as Belgium, France and the Netherlands
% of unemployed jobseekers found jobs through the sector while in France and Italy, 40% of people coming to temporary agency work were previously unemployed. In Germany, this figure was even higher at over 60% last
in the period.
The report indicates that the UK has seen a “systematic” fall in temporary job vacancies throughout 2011 and 2012, showing only a “minor” positive trend in 2012. In France and Germany