in Germany and France contrasted with renewed contractions in Italy and Spain.
Slower growth of output reflected a similar easing in the rate of expansion of incoming new business. June saw new orders rise
anticipate that the Swiss Franc will depreciate in value versus the Euro and the US Dollar, although the tendency was somewhat less pronounced in June. The corresponding balances edged up by +6.5 and +12
across the larger countries such as Germany and France.
Environment, architecture, urbanism (+7%) was the only sector to register noticeable growth gains in the October Index as sector employers stepped
, applicable to all companies in France, came into effect in December 2010 and the company has not yet managed to fully passthis cost on to clients.
Revenues from recruitment and selectionaccounted for 1
of 4 million Euro in the fourth quarter of 2009.
In Q4 2010, currency fluctuations had a positive impact of approximately +6% on revenues.
Revenues in France increased by +19% to 1.5 billion Euro in Q4
, including the United States, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Brazil, where employers ranked skilled trades as their number one or number two hiring challenge, according to Manpower's 2010 Talent Shortage