Recent Updates

Research Report: Quality matters

27 December 2011

A recent survey reveals what’s most important to buyers.


Benefit of Counsel

27 December 2011

Keeping safe: Candidates should pass the contractor status test before coming on board.


Straight Talk from the Customer

27 December 2011

Straight talk from the customer: Beyond borders


Letter from the Editor

27 December 2011

New beginnings: Ringing in 2012 with a new look and feel


WE Legs & Regs Advisor – December 2011

25 December 2011

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network
  • Information this month from Denmark

News: IBM to Buy VMS Provider Emptoris

21 December 2011

IBM's plan to buy VMS provider Emptoris Inc. is indicative of the changing business workforce models. Companies' growing preference for contingent labor is driving the need for services procurement solutions.


U.K.: Bright Outlook for Procurement Professionals

21 December 2011

The New Year is a traditional time for people to pause, evaluate the past year and consider their plans for the future. With this in mind, what does the current employment market look like for procurement professionals in the U.K.? 


Legal Roundup: IC Legislation; Workers’ Comp Ruling

21 December 2011

Critics claim Massachusetts' definition of independent contractor is too narrow, while Maine’s high court ruled an agency temp cannot sue the client company in a workers’ comp discrimination case.


Blog: Finally, a Better Rep

21 December 2011

The staffing industry and the use of contingents, once reviled, is now and appreciated if not respected business strategy, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog.  


Western Europe M&A, 2011

20 December 2011

  • Despite the global slowdown, M&A activity in the staffing industry increased in Western Europe this year.
  • The most significant deal is the acquisition of SFN Group by Randstad.
  • Read the full analysis: by staffing segment, deals with disclosed metrics, deals in which the target company offers... More