Financials

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters confirms trading update figures in year-end results

Global recruitment firm Robert Walters announced their year-end 2020 financial results today.

2 March 2021

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reports £21.1m NFI

In a trading update for the six months ended 31 January 2021, engineering and technology recruiter Gattaca has said it expects to report net fee income of £21.1m.

FINANCIALS: Randstad reports on ‘solid’ performance

Global recruitment firm Randstad has reported “a solid and competitive performance in an exceptional 2020” in financial results released today.

FINANCIALS: Staffline delivers ‘robust performance’

Recruitment and training group Staffline has delivered “a robust performance” across 2020, in a trading and business update for the year ended 31 December 2020.

2 February 2021

FINANCIALS: SThree sees decline in profits but continued marketshare gains

Global STEM recruiter SThree has announced 2020 adjusted profit before tax of £30.1m, with group net fees for the year declining by 8% year-on-year.

FINANCIALS: Hays reports 19% fall in fees

Global recruiter Hays reports that its total fees for the quarter ended 31 December were down 19%, an improvement of 10% over the previous three-month period, with the underlying net fee exit rate at 16%.

14 January 2021

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters sees 25% profit fall

Global recruiter Robert Walters experienced a 25% drop in group net fee income for the fourth quarter of 2020 year-on-year, according to the company’s trading update.

FINANCIALS: Gattaca results ‘overshadowed’ by Covid pandemic

Specialist engineering and technology recruiter Gattaca reports a period “overshadowed by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic”.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 5 November 2020

FINANCIALS: Adecco revenues fall by more than €2m

Recruitment giant Adecco Group’s half year 2020 revenues dropped by more than €2m (£1.8m) from the same period last year, according to the company’s half-year report released today.

6 August 2020

FINANCIAL: UK NFI down 31% as Robert Walters sees 21% revenue decline

International professional recruiter Robert Walters became the latest staffing company to reveal the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its finances, as UK net fee income fell by 31%.

30 July 2020

BDO report on recruitment sector: ‘Wall of cash available to be spent’

Despite the dramatic impact of Covid, funding is not an obstacle for recruitment companies wanting to do deals, “with a wall of cash waiting to be spent”.

29 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Revenue falls 6.9% at Heidrick & Struggles

International executive search firm and talent consultancy Heidrick & Struggles saw its revenue fall by 6.9% in the first six months of 2020, according to results announced today.

Executive search 28 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Revenue down 13% as RTC Group latest recruiter hit by pandemic

Aim-listed engineering and technical recruiter RTC Group is the latest public company to reveal the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, reporting a 13.3% fall in revenue for the six months to 30 June.

FINANCIALS: Parity Group ‘encouraged by return of activity and prospects’

Data and technology focused professional services group Parity Group says it is “encouraged by the recent return of activity and prospects”.

FINANCIALS: Pandemic accelerated trends in our favour, says SThree CEO

The CEO of international STEM recruiter SThree says the group is well positioned to take advantage of the accelerating trends for demand for STEM skills and the growth of flexible working.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 20 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Manpower swings to loss

Global staffing giant ManpowerGroup swung from profit to loss compared to the same quarter last year, as the effects of the global pandemic on its international operations were revealed.

20 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reports fall in trading

Engineering and technology recruiter Gattaca today reported trading down 41% for the period of April, May and June this year over the same period in 2019, with full year net fee income decreasing by 22% for the year ended 31 July.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 17 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters releases trading update

Pre-Covid-19 investment in technology ensured that Robert Walters employees remained productive during the pandemic, the company revealed in its Q2 trading update today [9 July].

Redwigwam wins investment from Northern Powerhouse to expand

Flexible workers provider Redwigwam has secured investment from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund to fuel the next phase of its expansion.

9 June 2020

FINANCIALS: Norman Broadbent reports rise in profits

The Norman Broadbent Group has reported a 12% increase in net fee income (NFI) during January to April 2020 from the same period last year. 

Recruiters don’t have confidence in government CBIL loan scheme

Recruiters lack confidence in the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) due to continuing prohibitive criteria and lack of response.

Rec-to-rec 27 April 2020

FINANCIALS: Randstad stops cash bonuses for executive board

Global recruiter Randstad will not be giving its executive board cash bonuses this year. 

22 April 2020

HMRC suspends tax enquiries to businesses under investigation

HMRC is suspending enquiries into taxpayers and businesses that are under investigation, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, news reports revealed today.

14 April 2020

FINANCIALS: Hays looks to raise equity to reinforce business

Hays has announced plans to raise £200m in equity as the recruitment giant contends with the coronavirus pandemic.

2 April 2020

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters stops dividend payment

International recruiter Robert Walters has revealed it will no longer propose a final dividend for the financial year 2019.

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