Recent Updates

Contingent Workforce: What the Future May Hold for Europe

19 June 2013

At our CWS Summit in Germany last month, attendees shared their thoughts on the future of the contingent workforce in Europe.

Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor May 2013

17 June 2013

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris netowrk
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the Rest of the World

IT worker confidence slips; still 46% likely to seek new jobs

12 June 2013

Overall confidence among U.S. technology workers fell in the first quarter, according to Randstad Technologies’ IT employee confidence index, which fell to a reading of 48.6 in the first quarter from 55.8 in the fourth quarter.

IT jobs rise by 5% over year

12 June 2013

The number of U.S. information technology jobs rose by more than 5.4 percent over the last 12 months ending in May, according to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index.

Pulse shows ‘very widespread improvement’ for IT staffing

12 June 2013

Information technology staffing firms reported very widespread improvement in month-over-month revenue trends for the third straight month in April, according to the most recent Pulse Survey report by Staffing Industry Analysts.

US has higher percentage of MSP spend on IT

12 June 2013

Managed service providers in the U.S. handle a greater percentage of information technology spend than MSPs outside the U.S., according to the 2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape report released by Staffing Industry Analysts.

M&A deals include two UK-based IT firms

12 June 2013

Recent acquisitions of information technology services firms include a York, England-based firm that was acquired in a private equity-funded management buyout and the acquisition by an Ohio-based IT services firm of a U.K. company.

Wipro to hire 1,000 in Germany

12 June 2013

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) plans to triple German workforce by hiring more than 1,000 professionals over the next three years, the company announced June 12.

Luxoft IPO could raise $70 million

12 June 2013

IT solutions firm Luxoft Holding Inc. priced the shares of its initial public offering at $16 to $18, according to a filing on June 12 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The IPO could raise approximately $70 million. 

Infosys founder returns to chairman role

12 June 2013

Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) founder N.R. Narayana Murthy is returning to the board as chairman and additional director, the company announced June 1.