and the lifting of some restrictions. This included the removal of sectoral bans (France, Romania, Spain), an extension of the range of contracts temporary work agencies can offer (France, Italy) and an increase
.6% in the USA and 4.5% in Japan.
The Euro area (EA17) consists of Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia
Director at Manpower Netherlands.
How are things looking in France, the second biggest staffing market in Europe? There opportunities for jobseekers are said to remain “modest” as employers expect a slight
According to de Maeseneire financial services, industry and logistics are recovering in the US and France. Construction and the chemical industry are recovering in Europe and even car manufacturing shows
(Germany, France, Italy) is projected to grow at +0.4% in the third quarter, rising to +0.6% in the fourth quarter. Second quarter 2010 GDP grew by +1.6% in the US, by +5.1% in the three largest countries
levels amongst the larger economies in Western Europe were in the UK (59%), France (55%), and Germany (51%). However many of the smaller countries bettered their larger neighbours, namely Switzerland (64
.9) and in France (+0.4). In contrast, sentiment deteriorated in Italy (-0.9), Poland (-0.9) and even more so in the Netherlands (-2.1).
Sentiment in industry improved (by +1 point) in the EU and remained broadly