financial statements

1. Accounting policies for the company financial statements

The company financial statements of Randstad Holding nv are prepared in accordance with the legal requirements of Part 9, Book 2 of the Dutch Civil Code. The company has made use of the possibility based on Article 362, paragraph 8, Part 9, Book 2 of the Dutch Civil Code to prepare company financial statements based on the accounting policies used for the consolidated financial statements.

The subsidiaries are presented in accordance with the equity method.

A summary of the significant accounting policies and a summary of the critical accounting estimates, assumptions and judgments are given in noteĀ 2 and noteĀ 4 respectively of the notes to the consolidated financial statements.

With respect to the company income statement of Randstad Holding nv, the company makes use of the exception provided for in Article 402, Part 9, Book 2 of the Dutch Civil Code.