Staffing agency Randstad calls for European labour market reform
Staffing agency Randstad remains concerned about developments in Europe, chief executive Ben Noteboom said in a briefing to accompany the group’s third quarter figures.
‘In France, business confidence is eroding fast,’ Noteboom said. ‘Many clients in Europe feel the effects of economic uncertainty. There is an urgent need to reform European labour markets.’
Randstad booked net profit of nearly €69m in the third quarter, down 13% on a year ago. The group’s activities in North America booked sales growth of 4%, while in Europe they fell 7%.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation