Recent Updates

Temp Security Case Makes It to Supreme Court

5 March 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which staffing firm workers at Amazon.com warehouses say they are owed wages for waiting in line to go through a security check at the end of their workdays.


How You Should Read Offshore Recruiting’s Rep

5 March 2014

Poor implementation may be why offshore recruiting has a bad rep, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. But done right, its benefits are many. 


$14 Million for DOL to Continue Misclassification Crackdown

5 March 2014

The president's 2015 budget, released yesterday, includes $14 million for the Department of Labor to continue its efforts to fight independent contractor misclassifications, Read more from the Independent Contractor Compliance Blog.


SIA Research: Online Staffing and Compliance

5 March 2014

As online staffing has become more visible, some have questioned whether these platform businesses can act like typical staffing firms, which tend to bundle some measure of “compliance services” into their standard offerings. This report, available to CWS Council and Staffing Industry Analysts... More


Overview of Legal Developments Impacting the UK Staffing Market

4 March 2014

Understand what legislation, case law and consultations will impact you, including changes for:

  • Non-compliant models
  • Risk audits
  • Umbrella compaines
  • Neutral vendor management

Online Work Platform Models and Labor-related Compliance: Why It’s Not A Contradiction in Terms

3 March 2014

  • As online work platforms have become more visible to staffing businesses and buyers, questions have arisen as to whether these platform businesses can really act like typical staffing firms.
  • Online work platforms can act in ways that are similar to the more established, typical staffing business/compliance... More

News Report February 2014

28 February 2014

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Europe. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 


UK Monthly Hiring Trends Jan / Feb 2014

28 February 2014

  • How is the professional recruitment market faring?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

White Paper: What Is Your Staffing Company Currently Worth?

27 February 2014

 A white paper by R.A. Cohen Consulting.


White Paper: 8 Tips to Increase Your Company’s Stability and Growth

27 February 2014

A white paper by Bibby Financial Services Americas.