Repoublic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the Slovak Republic, Spain, Ireland and the Ukraine.
Hudson Highland's business mix in Europe, based on gross margin, is 55
of operating profit as the Netherlands in Q2 2010. The Company remains unprofitable in France, Spain, Germany and Italy.
H1 revenues were down by -3% from 1.47 billion Euro in 2009 to 1.43 billion Euro
%3 in the previous quarter mainly caused by a strong comparison base, especially in France, Germany and North America. Demand is still largely driven by industrial clients, while growth in the administrative segments
% of respondents in Canada and 14% of respondents in the US.
An overwhelming number of respondents in Italy (82%), France (80%) and Germany (75%) answered they had never done anything regrettable at an office
Randstad reported lower fourth-quarter sales in much of Europe. In France, revenue per working day fell -14% to €728.1 million, hit by lower demand from the healthcare, IT and finance
by -5.5% to US$263.0 million, compared to US$278.3 million in the first quarter 2011. Particularly France, the UK and Portugal posted lower revenue while Switzerland, Italy and Norway saw turnover rise