, showing a strong annual growth of +28% while Sweden, Belgium and France saw negative growth rates in February. Environment, architecture, urbanism and repair showed +19% annual growth and tops engineering
”, were hit harshly by job cuts. The study shows that for instance in Spain “90% of employment losses affected temporary workers. But this happened also in France and other European countries.”
%. This was due to both organic and acquisition-led growth, following the purchase of Belgian technology and project recruiter Talent-IT last year.
The firm recorded losses in France after closing the contingent
countries including the four largest staffing markets UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Gross margin was down -15% in constant currency compared with the first quarter of 2012. The UK showed signs
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
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