Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Hays PLC https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Hays PLC RSS feed en Sun, 25 Oct 2020 08:57:25 +0000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) Hays stays in profit but says material recovery needs net fees to rise https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/931495/hays-stays-in-profit-but-says-material-recovery-needs-net-fees-to-rise-931495.html Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/931495/hays-stays-in-profit-but-says-material-recovery-needs-net-fees-to-rise-931495.html Hays drops dividend as recruitment markets remain tough https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/927688/hays-drops-dividend-as-recruitment-markets-remain-tough-927688.html Thu, 27 Aug 2020 08:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/927688/hays-drops-dividend-as-recruitment-markets-remain-tough-927688.html Hastings in talks with suitors after takeover approach https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/925422/hastings-in-talks-with-suitors-after-takeover-approach-925422.html Wed, 29 Jul 2020 15:01:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/925422/hastings-in-talks-with-suitors-after-takeover-approach-925422.html Hays expects to swing to loss during summer months https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/924332/hays-expects-to-swing-to-loss-during-summer-months-924332.html Thu, 16 Jul 2020 07:46:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/924332/hays-expects-to-swing-to-loss-during-summer-months-924332.html Hays cancels dividend and looks to raise £200mln for post-coronavirus opportunities https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/916440/hays-cancels-dividend-and-looks-to-raise-200mln-for-post-coronavirus-opportunities-916440.html Thu, 02 Apr 2020 07:07:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/916440/hays-cancels-dividend-and-looks-to-raise-200mln-for-post-coronavirus-opportunities-916440.html Hays expects big hit from UK tax changes in April https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/913302/hays-expects-big-hit-from-uk-tax-changes-in-april-913302.html Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:59:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/913302/hays-expects-big-hit-from-uk-tax-changes-in-april-913302.html Hays blames UK election, Aussie bushfires and French strikes for quarterly fee contraction https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/911245/hays-blames-uk-election-aussie-bushfires-and-french-strikes-for-quarterly-fee-contraction-911245.html Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:52:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/911245/hays-blames-uk-election-aussie-bushfires-and-french-strikes-for-quarterly-fee-contraction-911245.html Hays warns on profits after deterioration in Australia, France and UK https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910815/hays-warns-on-profits-after-deterioration-in-australia-france-and-uk-910815.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/910815/hays-warns-on-profits-after-deterioration-in-australia-france-and-uk-910815.html Hays sees lower confidence in UK and Germany, offset by US and China https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/904804/hays-sees-lower-confidence-in-uk-and-germany-offset-by-us-and-china-904804.html Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:12:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/904804/hays-sees-lower-confidence-in-uk-and-germany-offset-by-us-and-china-904804.html Hays on the back foot as restructuring costs drag profits lower https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901708/hays-on-the-back-foot-as-restructuring-costs-drag-profits-lower-901708.html Thu, 29 Aug 2019 08:40:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901708/hays-on-the-back-foot-as-restructuring-costs-drag-profits-lower-901708.html Hays posts flat gross profit as political uncertainty in Australia and UK hurt business confidence https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223967/hays-posts-flat-gross-profit-as-political-uncertainty-in-australia-and-uk-hurt-business-confidence-223967.html Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:01:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223967/hays-posts-flat-gross-profit-as-political-uncertainty-in-australia-and-uk-hurt-business-confidence-223967.html RBC moves Hays to ‘outperform’, says recent weakness represents ‘good buying opportunity’ https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/220597/rbc-moves-hays-to-outperform-says-recent-weakness-represents-good-buying-opportunity-220597.html Mon, 20 May 2019 10:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/220597/rbc-moves-hays-to-outperform-says-recent-weakness-represents-good-buying-opportunity-220597.html Hays reports slowdown in gross profit growth despite benefit of later Easter https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218647/hays-reports-slowdown-in-gross-profit-growth-despite-benefit-of-later-easter-218647.html Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:39:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218647/hays-reports-slowdown-in-gross-profit-growth-despite-benefit-of-later-easter-218647.html Hays weak as Morgan Stanley cuts its rating to ‘equal-weight’ from ‘overweight’ on lack of near-term catalysts https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218232/hays-weak-as-morgan-stanley-cuts-its-rating-to-equal-weight-from-overweight-on-lack-of-near-term-catalysts-218232.html Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:58:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218232/hays-weak-as-morgan-stanley-cuts-its-rating-to-equal-weight-from-overweight-on-lack-of-near-term-catalysts-218232.html Hays shares hit by fears of German slowdown despite first half profit growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215031/hays-shares-hit-by-fears-of-german-slowdown-despite-first-half-profit-growth-215031.html Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:20:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215031/hays-shares-hit-by-fears-of-german-slowdown-despite-first-half-profit-growth-215031.html Hays delivers 'good quarter' but remains cautious amid Brexit uncertainty https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212571/hays-delivers--good-quarter--but-remains-cautious-amid-brexit-uncertainty-212571.html Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:08:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212571/hays-delivers--good-quarter--but-remains-cautious-amid-brexit-uncertainty-212571.html Hays shares drop as first quarter gross profit misses analysts' expectations https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206872/hays-shares-drop-as-first-quarter-gross-profit-misses-analysts-expectations-206872.html Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:45:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206872/hays-shares-drop-as-first-quarter-gross-profit-misses-analysts-expectations-206872.html Hays hikes final and special dividends as international markets drive profit growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203863/hays-hikes-final-and-special-dividends-as-international-markets-drive-profit-growth-203863.html Thu, 30 Aug 2018 08:32:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203863/hays-hikes-final-and-special-dividends-as-international-markets-drive-profit-growth-203863.html Hays expects annual profits to beat market forecasts after record final quarter https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200735/hays-expects-annual-profits-to-beat-market-forecasts-after-record-final-quarter-200735.html Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200735/hays-expects-annual-profits-to-beat-market-forecasts-after-record-final-quarter-200735.html Hays reports third quarter gross profit growth in subdued UK jobs market https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194824/hays-reports-third-quarter-gross-profit-growth-in-subdued-uk-jobs-market-194824.html Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:43:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194824/hays-reports-third-quarter-gross-profit-growth-in-subdued-uk-jobs-market-194824.html Hays falls as subdued UK market, weak cash generation offsets rise in first half profit https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192045/hays-falls-as-subdued-uk-market-weak-cash-generation-offsets-rise-in-first-half-profit-192045.html Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:40:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192045/hays-falls-as-subdued-uk-market-weak-cash-generation-offsets-rise-in-first-half-profit-192045.html Hays enjoys strong quarter on the strength of its German business https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/189867/hays-enjoys-strong-quarter-on-the-strength-of-its-german-business-189867.html Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:12:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/189867/hays-enjoys-strong-quarter-on-the-strength-of-its-german-business-189867.html Hays and Pagegroup looking a bit toppy to Deutsche Bank https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188354/hays-and-pagegroup-looking-a-bit-toppy-to-deutsche-bank-188354.html Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:41:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188354/hays-and-pagegroup-looking-a-bit-toppy-to-deutsche-bank-188354.html Recruiter Hays achieves record quarterly net fees as UK delivers improvement despite Brexit https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185479/recruiter-hays-achieves-record-quarterly-net-fees-as-uk-delivers-improvement-despite-brexit-185479.html Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:37:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185479/recruiter-hays-achieves-record-quarterly-net-fees-as-uk-delivers-improvement-despite-brexit-185479.html UBS ups stance for Hays to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ as it looks for a ‘margin break-out ahead https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185038/ubs-ups-stance-for-hays-to-buy-from-neutral-as-it-looks-for-a-margin-break-out-ahead-185038.html Wed, 04 Oct 2017 09:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185038/ubs-ups-stance-for-hays-to-buy-from-neutral-as-it-looks-for-a-margin-break-out-ahead-185038.html Hays delivers first special dividend as full year profits rise despite Brexit-hit UK jobs market https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183220/hays-delivers-first-special-dividend-as-full-year-profits-rise-despite-brexit-hit-uk-jobs-market-183220.html Thu, 31 Aug 2017 06:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183220/hays-delivers-first-special-dividend-as-full-year-profits-rise-despite-brexit-hit-uk-jobs-market-183220.html Hays sees full year profits ahead of market forecasts as the recruiter shrugs off Brexit uncertainty https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180891/hays-sees-full-year-profits-ahead-of-market-forecasts-as-the-recruiter-shrugs-off-brexit-uncertainty-180891.html Fri, 14 Jul 2017 06:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180891/hays-sees-full-year-profits-ahead-of-market-forecasts-as-the-recruiter-shrugs-off-brexit-uncertainty-180891.html Hays joins fellow recruiters PageGroup, Robert Walters with improved UK trading despite Brexit https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176370/hays-joins-fellow-recruiters-pagegroup-robert-walters-with-improved-uk-trading-despite-brexit-176370.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:15:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176370/hays-joins-fellow-recruiters-pagegroup-robert-walters-with-improved-uk-trading-despite-brexit-176370.html Hays says full year profit to meet top end of market forecasts after record quarter https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176423/hays-says-full-year-profit-to-meet-top-end-of-market-forecasts-after-record-quarter-176423.html Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176423/hays-says-full-year-profit-to-meet-top-end-of-market-forecasts-after-record-quarter-176423.html Hays inspires outbreak of fence-sitting https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173613/hays-inspires-outbreak-of-fence-sitting-173613.html Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:08:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173613/hays-inspires-outbreak-of-fence-sitting-173613.html Staffing firm Hays sees net fees rise, with UK recruitment stable after post-Brexit stumble https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173515/staffing-firm-hays-sees-net-fees-rise-with-uk-recruitment-stable-after-post-brexit-stumble-173515.html Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:45:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/173515/staffing-firm-hays-sees-net-fees-rise-with-uk-recruitment-stable-after-post-brexit-stumble-173515.html Deutsche Bank abandons bearish stance on recruitment sector https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171540/deutsche-bank-abandons-bearish-stance-on-recruitment-sector-171540.html Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:36:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171540/deutsche-bank-abandons-bearish-stance-on-recruitment-sector-171540.html Hays awash with cash after strong quarter https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171531/hays-awash-with-cash-after-strong-quarter-171531.html Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:32:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171531/hays-awash-with-cash-after-strong-quarter-171531.html Brokers - Hays plc receives upgrade from Credit Suisse https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275909/brokers-hays-plc-receives-upgrade-from-credit-suisse-25909.html Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:53:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275909/brokers-hays-plc-receives-upgrade-from-credit-suisse-25909.html Hays takes hit from 'Brexit' uncertainty https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129905/hays-takes-hit-from-brexit-uncertainty-129905.html Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129905/hays-takes-hit-from-brexit-uncertainty-129905.html Deutsche takes the axe to staffing stocks https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275219/deutsche-takes-the-axe-to-staffing-stocks-25219.html Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:43:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/275219/deutsche-takes-the-axe-to-staffing-stocks-25219.html Hays cautions UK recruitment is slowing https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/122910/hays-cautions-uk-recruitment-is-slowing-122910.html Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/122910/hays-cautions-uk-recruitment-is-slowing-122910.html Hays enjoys strong growth in Europe https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121277/hays-enjoys-strong-growth-in-europe-121277.html Wed, 13 Jan 2016 11:13:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121277/hays-enjoys-strong-growth-in-europe-121277.html British recruiters downgraded amid short-term uncertainties https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273705/british-recruiters-downgraded-amid-short-term-uncertainties-23705.html Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:48:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273705/british-recruiters-downgraded-amid-short-term-uncertainties-23705.html UPDATE - Hays sounds note of caution despite strong quarter https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/115939/update-hays-sounds-note-of-caution-despite-strong-quarter-115939.html Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:46:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/115939/update-hays-sounds-note-of-caution-despite-strong-quarter-115939.html Hays on the up? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/272946/hays-on-the-up-22946.html Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/272946/hays-on-the-up-22946.html Hays sees strong profits as permanent jobs increase https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108841/hays-sees-strong-profits-as-permanent-jobs-increase-108841.html Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108841/hays-sees-strong-profits-as-permanent-jobs-increase-108841.html Hays profits set to rise despite slowing UK growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/67929/hays-profits-set-to-rise-despite-slowing-uk-growth--79169.html Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:43:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/67929/hays-profits-set-to-rise-despite-slowing-uk-growth--79169.html Utilise Hays for cyclical recovery https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/265432/utilise-hays-for-cyclical-recovery-17027.html The recruiters’ cyclical nature makes them an intriguing prospect should the global economy continue to recover and I 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Hays shares boosted as Q3 sees continued improvement https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57310/hays-shares-boosted-as-q3-sees-continued-improvement-67538.html Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57310/hays-shares-boosted-as-q3-sees-continued-improvement-67538.html Hays sees sharp growth in UK recruitment market https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54647/hays-sees-sharp-growth-in-uk-recruitment-market-64690.html Thu, 09 Jan 2014 09:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54647/hays-sees-sharp-growth-in-uk-recruitment-market-64690.html Hays's UK arm holds the key to profits pick-up https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/50923/hayss-uk-arm-holds-the-key-to-profits-pick-up--60577.html "We are encouraged by the performance in a number of countries set against tough market conditions, and believe that in a slow economic recovery, the greater uncertainty may favour temping over perm over the next 12-18 months before confidence improves to fuel the next leg of the recovery," Numis Securities said.

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Hays reports strong quarterly performance in international business https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/28488/hays-reports-strong-quarterly-performance-in-international-business-34042.html Thu, 06 Oct 2011 09:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/28488/hays-reports-strong-quarterly-performance-in-international-business-34042.html Analysts rethink stance on Hays after quarterly update https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25476/analysts-rethink-stance-on-hays-after-quarterly-update-30414.html Recruitment group Hays put out a mixed quarterly update yesterday showing a robust performance across its overseas businesses offsetting a worrying decline in UK net fees. Indeed the downbeat outlook for its UK arm has triggered a downgrade for the stock at JP Morgan.

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Recruiter Hays weighs in with a robust Q2 performance https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/20434/recruiter-hays-weighs-in-with-a-robust-q2-performance-24368.html Thu, 06 Jan 2011 08:21:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/20434/recruiter-hays-weighs-in-with-a-robust-q2-performance-24368.html Hays returns to growth after two years of declines as international business gains pace https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/14359/hays-returns-to-growth-after-two-years-of-declines-as-international-business-gains-pace-18597.html Thu, 08 Jul 2010 09:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/14359/hays-returns-to-growth-after-two-years-of-declines-as-international-business-gains-pace-18597.html Hays reports drop in full-year profits and fee income, sees further tough year ahead https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5850/hays-reports-drop-in-full-year-profits-and-fee-income-sees-further-tough-year-ahead-7774.html Thu, 03 Sep 2009 08:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5850/hays-reports-drop-in-full-year-profits-and-fee-income-sees-further-tough-year-ahead-7774.html Recruiter Hays says fee income drop continues in Q2 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/2683/recruiter-hays-says-fee-income-drop-continues-in-q2-3947.html Thu, 08 Jan 2009 10:55:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/2683/recruiter-hays-says-fee-income-drop-continues-in-q2-3947.html